Preparations for main construction works
EDF Energy Renewables has started to build the nine turbine Beck Burn Wind Farm near Longtown. When completed in spring 2017 the 31 megawatt installation will supply electricity for around 17,500 homes.
The wind farm is to be built within the peat harvesting operations of The Scotts Company (UK) Limited at Solway Moss who we are working closely with to ensure minimum disruption. Peat harvesting will continue as normal during the construction period. Any peat excavated as part of the wind farm construction process will be harvested by The Scots Company (UK) Limited in the normal manner in future years...more