Beinn Ghlas Wind Farm is situated amongst the hills of the Barguillean Estate near Taynuilt in Argyll.
The site’s 14 turbines sit within a 300 hectare area of rough grazing land and began commercial operations in May 1999.
The 14 Siemens Bonus turbines are rated at 600kW giving the wind farm an installed capacity of 8.4MW – which is enough capacity to power 4,447 homes*.
- Installed capacity: 8.4MW
- Number of turbines: 14
- Turbine type: Bonus B44/600
- Hub height: 35m
- Blade length: 19.1m
- Expected P50 energy yield: 18.3GWh
- Annual house-hold power equivalent: 4,447 homes*