Turbine blades arrive at new 5MW Kinegar Quarry wind farm in the Borders

Turbine blades arrive on site at Kinegar Quarry wind farm
Turbine blades arrive on site at Kinegar Quarry wind farm

Turbine blades for the new Kinegar Quarry project have now arrived on site in the Borders as the Wind Prospect team work towards first- power generation taking place next month.

Kinegar Quarry is a consented site comprising of two turbines, 110 metres to tip, near Dunbar.

Led by Pat Madden, Group Contracts Manager, Wind Prospect – which is based in Bristol with a small office in Edinburgh – has been an instrumental part of this development over the past three years.

Kinegar quarry is expected to take up to 10% of the projects electricity, with a community fund of £50,000 per annum, double the Scottish Government recommended rate of £5,000 per MW.

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