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Hill of Fiddes

United Kingdom

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


Gavin Lippitt

Asset Manager

Installed Capacity

6.9MW

No. of turbines

3

Turbine type

Enercon E70

Hub height

64m

Blade length

71m

Expected P50 energy yield

16GWh

Annual house-hold power equivalent

3,888 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 3,888 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.

*Based on an average energy yield and assumed annual household usage of 4,115 kWh per year^ = 3,888 homes.

^Typical Domestic Consumption Values from Ofgem. Electricity: Profile Class 2 Medium 4.2MWh

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