17 Jan 2022: The MachairWind project off the coast of Islay, which could deliver 2GW of cleaner renewable energy,  will make a significant contribution to tackling climate change and achieving Net Zero, with the potential to generate enough clean electricity to power over 2 million homes in Scotland. It will also build on ScottishPower’s long-standing presence and positive track record of investing in and working with local communities and businesses across Argyll & Bute to realise the benefits of renewable energy developments.
Location:
United Kingdom
Status:
Concept/Early Planning
Capacity:
2000 MW
4C Offshore | Location Map: Lat(56.014) Lon(-6.674)

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Power & Turbines
Windfarm Capacity
2000 MW
Turbine Model
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Other Turbine(s) Used
Min. Turbine Capacity (MW)
Max. Turbine Capacity (MW)
Min. Number of Turbines
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Total Turbine Height
Hub Height
Rotor Diameter
Foundation Type
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Foundations on Wind Farm
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Location & Environment
Sea Name
North Sea
Latitude
56.014135°
Longitude
Area
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Depth Range (Stated by Developer)
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Distance from Shore (Computed)

Ports
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Grid
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Cable Landing Point

Export Cables (AC & DC)
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Average Length per Cable (DC)
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Onshore Cables
Number of Onshore Cables
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