Kilgallioch Windfarm, South Ayrshire

Kilgallioch Windfarm is located in and around Kilgallioch and Purgatory Forests, 5 kilometres south of Barrhill, South Ayrshire and 5 kilometres north east of New Luce, Dumfries and Galloway.

Contract Value

Scottish Power Renewables

The Project

This project required the construction of 96 Gamesa turbines operating up to 239 megawatts. Works involved 65km road construction, 45000m3 of reinforced concrete, extraction of 1.2 million tonnes of rock from six on site quarries and the installation of electrical infrastructure including 400km of HV cabling, the construction of 800m2 control building and 410 hectares of tree clearance.