Balmurrie Fell

Balmurrie Fell is a seven turbine 9.1MW extension to the adjacent Artfield Fell wind farm. It was granted consent by Dumfries & Galloway Council in December 2009 and is located around 1km to the west of Artfield.

Stronelairg wind farm

The application followed detailed consultation with local residents, community councils and councillors.

The extension is expected to provide green energy for almost another 7,000 homes.

Construction began in January 2012 and was completed in September 2012.

About Balmurrie Fell wind farm
Ownership100% SSE
LocationNear Glenluce, Dumfries and Galloway
MW capacity9.1 MW
Number of turbines7 x 1.3MW
Year site became operationalLate 2012
Community Funds£560,000(lifetime)