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Whitelee Windfarm Extension

  • Project Type Wind
  • Client Scottish Power Renewables
  • Company Involvement A Roadbridge Sisk JV was appointed as the Main Contractor for the project on the 25th November 2010.
  • Form of Contract Design & Build Contract
  • Dates November 2010 - September 2012
  • Location Glasgow, Scotland

The project consisted of an extension to the existing windfarm creating one of the largest Windfarms in Europe.

Key Features

  • 44km of internal access road
  • 75 no. Hardstands and Bases
  • 75 no. Turbine Bases (Alstom 3MW)
  • 55 km of inter-connecting cabling
  • 10.5 km of ducting for 175KVA main connection
  • Felling 280Ha of Forestry
  • Processing of 870,000 m3 of rock
  • Dispose and Landscape 650,000m3 of Peat/Soft Alluvial
  • Batch and pour 50,000m3 of concrete onsite
  • Crossing of 37 water courses with strict environmental controls on run-off under a comprehensive water management plan
  • 1 no. Control Building
  • 1 no. Substation
  • This project was completed within programme