Andershaw Wind Farm, Scotland
Andershaw wind farm
Andershaw Wind Farm is located to the South of Glasgow in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.
The wind farm has been operational since 2017. The project consists of 11 turbines and has a total capacity of 36.3 MW, the equivalent of powering approximately 32,000 homes with renewable energy.
Andershaw Wind Farm provides a community benefit fund worth £90,750 per year. The projects that receive funding focus on community improving activities such as upgrading infrastructure, securing sustainable development and implementing training, or advancing education.
Key facts - Andershaw wind farm
£91 250 p.a.Community fund
25 773Equivalent homes served
11Number of turbines
Community Benefit Fund
Andershaw Wind Farm will be providing a Community Benefit Fund worth £91,250 per annum.
The fund will be available throughout the lifetime of the wind farm for groups projects and initiatives within a 10km radius from the site.
Projects eligible for funding will focus on:
- Securing investment and creating employment
- Securing sustainable development and implementing training
- Preserving, protecting or enhancing the environment and heritage of Scotland
- Advancing education and relieving poverty
- Upgrading infrastructure
- Upgrading recreation and leisure facilities
The fund is administered by South Lanarkshire Council's Renewable Energy Fund.
Since the fund was established, Statkraft has invested over £283,016 to local groups, projects and initiatives.
For more information about the Renewable Energy Fund or the application process, click here to visit the South Lanakshire websites.
Community Benefit Fund Enquiries
Tel: 0330 363 6229
Renewable Energy Fund
Business and Property Development Team,
South Lanarkshire Council,
154 Montrose Crescent
Hamilton, ML3 6LB
Tel: 020 7448 8200
Alison HoodUK Wind development communications manager, ENUD - Wind & Solar, Project Development