• LOCATIONSouth West of Straiton in South Ayrshire
  • STATUSApplication Submitted

In June 2015, PNE WIND UK Limited was acquired by Brookfield Renewable, and is now known as Brookfield Renewable UK Limited. All materials and applications related to projects will now be under the Brookfield brand.  




An application has been submitted to South Ayrshire Council to develop the Knockskae Wind Farm located on land around Clauchrie Hill to the south west of Straiton in South Ayrshire.

A comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has been undertaken for the Knockskae Wind Farm. The results of this will be available to view here shortly.

The Non-Technical Summary is available to view in our downloads section below. 




A Community Liaison Group (CLG) has been created to ensure that the proposed development involves local people, and takes account of their concerns. For further information regarding community development, please contact our us on 0131 243 9100 or via email to


Founding members include representatives from the following community councils:

- Crosshill, Straiton and Kirkmichael Community Council

- Maybole Community Council

The minutes are available to view from the downloads section below.


Keeping You Informed


As part of an extensive community engagement programme, two rounds of public exhibitions were held. The first round took place on the 11th and 12th July 2013 in Staiton and Maybole. Information about the proposals was displated and members of the project team were on hand to answer questions from the local community. The information that was on display at the exhibitions is available to view below. 

The second round of public exhibitions were held on the 18th, 19th and 20th November 2014 in Straiton, Kirkmichael, Crosshill and Maybole. Members of the local community could view the updated proposals for the Knockskae Wind Farm, with members of the project team on hand to provide further detail. The information that was on display (Exhibition Boards- Nov 2014) are available to view in our downloads section below. 

Good Neighbour


We are committed to supporting local communities close to our wind farm sites and we are keen to support local community projects wherever we can. We would welcome suggestions of how we can be a good neighbour.

If you would like to add your details to our list of contractors please get in touch at stating your local project. 

Latest News

  • Knockskae Wind Farm

    Brookfield Renewable UK Ltd (formerly PNE WIND UK Ltd), has submitted a planning application to South Ayrshire Council for the Knockskae Wind Farm.

    posted on Nov. 10, 2015, 10:57 a.m.

  • PNE Present Wind Farm Plans

    Last week PNE WIND UK held a first round of public exhibitions in the villages of Straiton and Maybole to introduce local people to the Knockskae Wind Farm proposals.

    posted on June 17, 2013, 4:17 p.m.