BayWa r.e. snaps up wind farm located on a restored coal mine

The move is part of the company’s plan to expand its UK wind portfolio

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Germany-based renewable energy company BayWa r.e. has acquired the project rights for Broken Cross Wind Farm in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

The 48MW wind farm is located on a restored coal mine.

The ten turbine-wind farm site is close to Dalquhandy wind farm, a 45MW project currently under construction, which BayWa r.e. acquired from Brockwell Energy last year.

The company aims to expand its UK wind portfolio.

Gordon MacDougall, Managing Director, BayWa r.e. UK and Ireland, said: “We look forward to starting on site and expanding Scotland’s capacity for wind energy generation, while creating opportunities for the local community through a significant community benefit package.”

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