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Commissioning of three new wind farms in the United Kingdom

  • Wind

As part of its continuing expansion in the United Kingdom, EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of Park Spring (8.5 MW), Burnhead Moss (26 MW) and Rhodders (12.3 MW) by its local subsidiary EDF Energy Renewables, a joint venture with EDF Energy.

In Scotland, the Rhodders and Burnhead Moss wind farms are respectively located in the regions of Clackmannanshire and Central Lowlands:

  • Rhodders comprises six turbines and has 12.3 MW in installed capacity. It is the second extension of the 26.7 MW Burnfoot Hill windfarm commissioned in 2010, in addition to the 4.1 MW at Burnfoot North in 2014.

Electricity generated by the Burnfoot Hill facility as a whole (43.1 MW) corresponds to the annual energy needs of around 23,000 Scottish households.

  • With 13 turbines, the 26 MW Burnhead Moss wind farm provides enough power for the equivalent of 14,500 Scottish households each year.

In England, southern Yorkshire, the 8.5 MW Park Spring wind farm consists of three turbines.

Its yearly electricity production equals the energy consumption of 4,600 English households.

The operations and maintenance of Park Spring is provided by EDF EN Services UK, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles’ locally dedicated to this activity and of EDF Energy.

Today, EDF Energy Renewables has wind energy of around 600 MW in gross installed capacity in the United Kingdom, including 62 MW from offshore.

About EDF Energies NouvellesEDF Energies Nouvelles is a market leader in renewable energy electricity, with a portfolio of more than 9 GW gross installed capacity focused for the most part on wind (onshore and offshore) and solar photovoltaic energy. Mostly operating in Europe and North America, EDF Energies Nouvelles continues its development by taking strong positions in promising emerging areas such as Brazil, Chile, China, India or South Africa. The Company is also present in other segments of the renewable energy market: marine energy, biomass and distributed energies. EDF Energies Nouvelles manages renewable energy projects’ development and construction as well as operation and maintenance for its own account and for third parties. EDF Energies Nouvelles is a subsidiary of the EDF Group dedicated to renewable energy.

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