Vattenfall in South West Scotland

South Kyle Wind Farm

South Kyle is a consented onshore wind farm consisting of 50 wind turbines and associated infrastructure.  The project is located 5km to the east of Dalmellington, lying within both East Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway. Preparatory work on site is underway and construction will be starting soon.  

Edinbane Wind Farm


Community Benefits: Join the Discussion

Once constructed, South Kyle Wind Farm will generate a community investment fund for the local areas of Carpshairn, Dalmellington, New Cumnock and Patna. Ahead of that, Vattenfall is facilitating a community conversation for local people to discuss what they’d like the fund - worth an estimated £38million over 25 years - to achieve. 

We’ve had a great response from our initial digital poll. Building on that, we will now be hosting a series of ‘Inform and Inspire’ workshops for local people.  

Initial introductory sessions will be held at 11am and 7pm on Wednesday 28/10/20 and repeated on 4/11/20. Further sessions, discussing specific themes, will follow in the coming months. 

For everyone’s safety and wellbeing, these initial sessions will be conducted online, and spaces can be booked via the Eventbrite link below. 

If you would like to be part of this conversation, and are local to the Carsphairn, Dalmellington, New Cumnock and Patna areas, please find out more and book online here.

You can find out more about Vattenfall and community investment here.

Job opportunities at South Kyle Wind Farm

We are working closely with all our suppliers to identify and publicise their job vacancies on site. New job opportunities at South Kyle will be advertised via the link below. If there are no vacancies the link will show a page which says 'no jobs found'. You can sign up for regular email alerts to notify you when new opportunities become available. You can also send your CV to and we will forward it on to our suppliers.

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See also

Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm during construction

The wind industry is expected to generate thousands of skilled jobs across the UK.

EOWDC Scientific Research

At our wind farms a year round programme of environmental monitoring takes place.

We invest over £2.5mn into the local communities hosting our wind farm projects each year.

Clashindarroch Wind Farm, Aberdeenshire

Clashindarroch is an operational onshore wind farm in Aberdeenshire.

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.