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Highland Council gives its backing to 277-turbine wind farm

18th June 2013

See the STV video report.

Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited is a joint partnership formed between SSE Renewables and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK.

The proposed development comprises:
Up to 277 wind turbine generators and associated support structures
Up to three meteorological masts
2 AC Offshore Substation Platforms (OSPs)
Possible 1 AC to DC converter Offshore Substation Platform (OSP)
Inter-array cabling linking the turbines, OSPs and meteorological masts

The application papers can be seen at
www.highland.gov.uk/yourcouncil/committees/npac-comms/2013-06-18-npac-ag.htm

In March 2013 Highland council Gave its Approval for Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd to construct up to 339 turbines across three offshore wind farms located 22km (13.5 miles) from the Caithness coast.

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