Farrans keep wind in the sails of the UK renewable industry

Farrans keep wind in the sails of the UK renewable industry

Farrans has recently been awarded three major windfarm contracts worth a total of £59 million that will boost the renewable industry and the trades.

The appointment to undertake the £4.4 million Sisters Windfarm, the £12.7 million Goole Fields II and the £42.1 million Kilgallioch windfarms marks another major step for Farrans within the clean energy market.

It is a market with which Farrans has particularly long-standing ties. Back in the 1990s, Farrans carried out the very first onshore windfarm in Northern Ireland, constructing 30 turbines at Carbeg, Rigged Hill and Elliots Hill.

Since then, Farrans has completed a range of windfarm contracts throughout the UK for major clients such as ScottishPower Renewables and RWE Npower Renewables.

And with the contracts for all three windfarms now signed, Farrans’ trademark colour will soon be visible in Goole, where 17 turbines are to be erected, as well as Widdrington in Northumberland where work will get underway on the 4-turbine Sisters Windfarm.

The construction of Kilgallioch Windfarm, which will include 96 Wind Turbine Generators, also marks a significant milestone. By its planned completion in June 2017, Farrans will have built 3 of the 10 largest windfarms in the UK.

On completion of the current projects, the total MW of power generated by Farrans on windfarm projects will stand at over 688MW, consolidating our position as one of the leading onshore windfarm construction contractors in the UK.