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Altercannoch Wind Farm

Brookfield Renewable UK Ltd (formerly PNE WIND UK Ltd), has submitted a planning application to South Ayrshire Council for the Altercannoch Wind Farm. The proposed site will be located on land south east of Barrhill in South Ayrshire.

The plans for the Altercannoch Wind Farm comprise of eight turbines with tip heights of up to 131 metres and a rated output of 3.4 MW giving a total generating capacity of 27.2 MW.

Jamie Druitt, Project Manager at Brookfield Renewable UK Ltd said:

"We have undertaken substantial work over the past two and a half years to put forward a design that will produce renewable energy efficiently while minimising environmental impact.

Throughout the course of our consultation we have provided a range of project information through three rounds of public exhibitions, a project website, local newsletter distribution and regular meetings with our Community Liaison Group. We would like to thank the local community for their interest in the proposals and look forward to continuing our community involvment as our plans progress."

If constructed, the Altercannoch Wind Farm would contribute significant funds to a locally managed community benefit fund for the purpose of supporting local community projects.

The Environmental Statement supporting the planning application is available to view at Girvan Library, Barrhill Memorial Hall and Pinwherry Village Hall.