Is Clydesdale’s wind boom about to die down?

ScottishPower officially opens the first windfarm in Scotland. Each of the 26 turbines on Hagshaw Hill, north of Douglas in Lanarkshire, has a capacity of 600kW, giving a total of 52.5MW from the farm, enough power to meet the energy needs of around 17,000 households. 'Wind Farms'Wind energy
ScottishPower officially opens the first windfarm in Scotland. Each of the 26 turbines on Hagshaw Hill, north of Douglas in Lanarkshire, has a capacity of 600kW, giving a total of 52.5MW from the farm, enough power to meet the energy needs of around 17,000 households. 'Wind Farms'Wind energy

COULD 2012 be the year when Clydesdale’s windpower hurricane dies down to a light breeze?

The Gazette recently revealed that planning applications to erect almost 90 wind turbines in Clydesdale had been submitted during a three month period from late summer into autumn 2011.

However, there are signs that the rush to windpower might start to flag in the coming year.

For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette.