Clashindarroch Wind Farm

Clashindarroch is an 18 turbine onshore wind farm located near Huntly in Aberdeenshire.

Construction of this £62 million project completed early in 2015 with the opening ceremony held in June. Clashindarroch’s 18 x 2.05MW turbines give the wind farm a total installed capacity of 36.9MW and an estimated annual production output of 114,469 MWh  - the equivalent of the energy required to power 27,000 homes per annum, or enough to make 4 billion cups of tea!

Clashindarroch Wind Farm, Aberdeenshire

Clashindarroch Wind Farm, Aberdeenshire

The project provides a Community Fund of £185,000 per annum for the life of the project, which is managed by Foundation Scotland.

Our team worked with community groups and local schools on various different initiatives throughout development and construction. Vattenfall invited children from Rhynie, Glass and Gordon Primary Schools along with The Really Cool Club to find names for all of the 18 turbines at Clashindarroch Wind Farm. We also put together a number of information packs and even filmed a video during construction to give residents and the local community a greater understanding of how we develop, build and operate our wind farms.

Key Facts

Electricity Capacity 36.9 MW
Annual electricity generation 114,469 MWh per annum
Household Equivalent Enough power for approx. 27,000 homes
No of Turbines 18
Operational 2005

Contact

Winter rock scene
Jo Hutchinson
Vattenfall Wind Power, Project Contact

See also

Image of a Vattenfall employee wearing safety clothes and helmet, walking across dry ground towards a wind turbine.

Edinbane Wind Farm is an onshore project, located on the Isle of Skye.

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre is located in Aberdeen Bay.

Image of wind turbines being built in the sea.

Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm is located off the coast of Barrow in Furness.