Key facts

Located at Bishop Auckland, in County Durham

4 turbines

Generating capacity of 8MW
Powering up to 5,000 homes*

£4,000 every year for investing in local projects to improve the community

Site status: In operation

Background: Commissioned 2009

Number and type of turbines: 4 x 2MW turbines

Height: tip height of 100 metres

Lifespan: 25 years


*Load factors based on the five year rolling averages as calculated by R-UK using 'Digest of UK Energy Statistics' - latest figures as per July 2018 release Based upon the average domestic electricity consumption per home per the Energy Consumption in the UK (published July 2018)