HC Deb 14 May 1996 vol 277 cc412-3W
Ms Roseanna Cunningham

To ask the President of the Board of Trade (1) what is the current total output of wind farms in the United Kingdom; [29174]

(2) if he will list the wind farms in each part of the United Kingdom. [29173]

Mr. Page

[holding answers 13 May 1996]: As at 31 March 1996, 31 wind, farms consisting of three or more wind turbines, were operating in the United Kingdom. These wind farms are listed as follows:

  • England and Wales
  • Deli, Nr. Delabole, Cornwall
  • Goonhilly Downs, Cury, Cornwall
  • Carland Cross Wind Farm, Mitchell, Cornwall
  • St Breock, St Breock Downs, Cornwall
  • Four Burrows, Blackwater, Cornwall
  • Cold Northcott Windfarm, Launceston, Cornwall
  • Kirkby Moor, Nr Ulverston, Cumbria
  • Orton Airport, Wiggonby, Cumbria
  • Haverigg Airfield, Millom, Cumbria
  • Caton Moor, Lancaster, Lancs
  • Blood Hill, Winterton-on-Sea, Norfolk
  • Blyth Harbour, Blyth, Northumberland
  • Royd Moor Farm, Thurlstone, S. Yorks
  • Chelker, Skipton Road, W. Yorks
  • Thornton (Ovendon Moor), Oxenhope, W. Yorks
  • Coal Clough Farm, Cornholme, W. Yorks
  • Rhyd-y-Groes 1 and 2, Rhosgoch, Anglesey
  • Llangwyryfon Windfarm, Llangwyryfon, Dyfed
  • Dyffryn-Brodyn, Blaenwaun, Dyfed
  • Taff-Ely Wind Farm, Gilfach Goch, Mid-Glamorgan
  • Mydydd Cemmaes, Cwith-Lliniad, Powys
  • Penrhyddlan Windfarm, Llandinam, Powys
  • Llidiartywaun Windfarm, Llandinam, Powys
  • Marcheini Wind Farm (Bryntitli), Rhayader, Powys
  • Northern Ireland
  • Corkey Wind Farm, Co. Antrim
  • Elliot's Hill, Co. Antrim
  • 413
  • Slieve Rushen Phase 1, Co. Fermanagh
  • Rigged Hill, Co. Londonderry
  • Bessey Bell, Co. Tyrone
  • Scotland
  • Hagshaw Hill S10, Lanarkshire
  • Hagshaw Hill S15, Lanarkshire.

I estimate the total output from these windfarms to date to be approximately 1000 GWh, with approximately 40 per cent. of this having been generated during the last 12 months.

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