Project facts

  • Neart na Gaoithe means ‘Strength of the Wind’.
  • The project has the potential to generate 450MW of renewable energy.
  • When fully operational, it will generate enough electricity to power over 375,000 households.
  • NnG represents an investment of £2 billion in Scotland’s energy infrastructure.
  • It will offset over 400,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions each year.
  • Onshore grid connection is at Crystal Rig onshore wind farm near Dunbar, East Lothian.
  • Distance of approximately 1 km between each turbine.
  • The closest turbine will be a minimum of 15.5 km from the shore.
  • The NnG site will be approximately 105 km2.

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