When commissioned early-mid 2016 Millour Hill Extension Wind Farm will generate enough electricity to power an additional 4,359 homes each year and will displace over 7,900 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide per annum, as well as delivering a number of local benefits to the community some of these include annual funding of £5,000 per Megawatt (MW) of installed capacity to the Dalry Parish Boundary Trust which was set up to administer and distribute the funding from the original Millour Hill Community Wind Farm. The funding from the two wind farms will equate to £120,000 per annum and is additional to the community benefit funding provided by Dalry Community Wind Farm which is currently being put to good use with projects like Be Green Dalry, the Educational Ranger and working partnerships working with local schools and colleges and other local community groups and initiatives.
Sea-Cargos smallest but spectacular 25-year-old RO-RO vessel SC Astrea loaded 6 x meter blades, 2x Nacelles, 2x Hubs and associated supporting Containers at the Danish port of Esbjerg before sailing to Campbelltown where it picked up West of Scotland’s Team who completed the 2 turbines by loading the 6 tower sections and supporting cargo for the turbines onto the vessel joining up with the project components from Denmark. Next stop the Unknown! KGV Dock in Glasgow where the true challenge was set.