Muirhall Energy fits blades at its new West Lothian wind parc

A Tormywheel wind turbine being fitted with its blades
A Tormywheel wind turbine being fitted with its blades

The first blades have been assembled and fitted at a new Muirhall Energy turbine parc in West Lothian.

Although the first turbine towers were erected in November 2016,  there was a delay for blade assembly whilst waiting for a new radar to be commissioned at Edinburgh airport.

The radar is being built to ensure that the moving turbines are not confused with aircraft on the radar screen, a deal for which was put in place in Summer 2015.

The site near Faulhouse is being powered by German-built wind turbines  and has a total generating capacity of 30.75MW which is capable of supplying more than 24,000 homes when operational.

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