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 Fell near the village of Glenluce.

Stronelairg wind farm

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

Balmurrie Fell wind farm at a glance
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)

Community Fund

Through our Balmurrie Fell Community Fund, we make around £22,500 per year available for community and charitable projects.

Over its lifetime, we expect to invest around £560,000 in local projects.

To find out more about the Fund, eligibility and how to apply, please click here.