12 Mar '12, 5pm

Burcote Wind plans 10 wind farms in Scotland

The renewable energy developer plans to develop 10 wind farms at locations across Scotland, from Aberdeenshire to Dumfries and Galloway, totalling nearly 800 MW of installed electricity generating capacity. If consented, the wind power projects could produce 2.6 TWh annually, and create 110 permanent jobs in engineering and maintenance. Furthermore, 475 jobs could be created during the construction phase. Graham Brown, Chairman of Burcote Wind , says: “We’re adamant that we want our projects to contribute to Scotland’s ambitions to reinvigorate its industrial base. So as well as creating skilled jobs, we are exploring opportunities to use community benefit funding to create training opportunities for young people at local colleges and help equip our workforce with the skills needed for Scotland to take full advantage of the huge economic potential the renewables industry h...

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