Swinford Wind Farm
More than 100,000 people travel past this wind farm along the M1 every day.
Swinford Wind Farm is an 11 turbine project located in Leicestershire.
The wind farm has been operating since 2012 with 50% of the spend from construction going to UK companies.
Overview of Swinford wind farm
During construction, Vattenfall ran a youth project with the Rural Youth Voice Project to involve young people in the development of the project and the community fund.
|Electricity capacity||22 MW|
Wind turbine safety at Swinford wind farm
The community fund is run by the Eight Parishes CIC. They administer the annual grant of £44,000 from Vattenfall for the benefit of the local community. Find out more about their work, and some of the projects that have been supported with the funding.