Whitelee Wind Farm

  • Client: Whitelee Wind Farm
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Turbine Equipment: 539(MW)
  • Total Capacity: 17050
  • Completed: 2009-05-13
  • Homes Powered: 1600

is the largest on-shore wind farm in the United Kingdom constructed with 215 Siemens and Alstom manufactured wind turbines and a total capacity of 539(MW). Whitelee wind farm was developed and is operated and maintained by Scottish Power Renewables, which is part of the Spanish company named as Iberdrola. Whitelee wind farm is located 300 metres (985 feet) above sea level and 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) outside Glasgow, the largest city of Scotland’s, this wind farm has over half a million people living within a 30 km radius. This makes Whitelee one of the first large-scale wind farms to be developed close to a centre of population. In May 2009, Whitelee was officially opened to the public by Alex Salmond MSP.