Orkney Islands Council are set to consider two more community windfarms

The Orkney Islands Council has announced plans to investigate an additional two sites as part of the Orkney’s Community Wind Farm Project.

Published on 26 April, the new developments would be in addition to the current 28MW project under investigation on Hoy. The site at Faray in the North Isles could reach up to 32MW and include eight 150m blade tip turbines, while Quanterness in St Ola could reach up to 24MW, with the potential capacity for six 150m blade tip height turbines.

The developments will work to promote collaboration between the Council and local developers to contribute to a Needs Case for a new interconnector for Orkney, supporting future renewable energy developments.

Orkney Islands Council

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