Hill of Fiddes

United Kingdom

Hill of Fiddes Wind Farm is situated on arable farmland near the Aberdeenshire villages of Ellon, Pitmeddon and Foveran.

Installed Capacity


No. of turbines


Turbine type

Enercon E70

Hub height


Blade length


Expected P50 energy yield


Annual house-hold power equivalent

5,485 homes*

Commercial operations at the site began in February 2010 and the wind farm was taken into the Ventient portfolio in May 2012.

The wind farm has 3 turbines, each rated at 2.3MW giving Hill of Fiddes an installed capacity of 6.9MW and the ability to generate enough energy to power 5,485 homes*.

Benefiting local communities

The wind farm’s community benefit fund provides grants to projects in the communities within the Auchterless, Inverkeithny & Fisherford Community Council and Rothienorman Monquhitter Community Council areas.Applications to the fund are assessed by The Hill of Fiddes Community Fund which is a sub-committee of Foveran Community Council, incorporating various local groups.

Any questions relating to this wind farm should be directed to:

*Based on the Installed Capacity x Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) "all wind" load factor expressed as a fraction of 1^ x number of hours in a year (8,760 hours) / Average Annual Domestic Electricity Consumption (MWh)^^

^BEIS's long-term average load factor for "all wind" (31.84%) expressed as a fraction of 1 (0.3184). Source for capacity factors is Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics (DUKES) published annually by BEIS.

^^Annual GB Average Domestic Consumption Values from BEIS (3,509kWh).

Join us

People are the key to achieving our vision – join our high-performance, collaborative and inclusive way of working.