Key facts

Located at Wigton, near Carlisle


Generating capacity of 3.96MW
Powering up to 2,000 homes

£7,650 for investing in the community per year

  • Site status: In operation

  • Background: Commissioned December 1999

  • Number and type of turbines: 6 0.66MW turbines

  • Height: Tip height of 68.5 meters


* Load factors based on the five year rolling averages on unchanged configuration basis using Table 6.5 of 'Digest of UK Energy Statistics' - latest figures as per July 2019 release. Based upon the average domestic electricity consumption per home (temperature corrected) per the Energy Consumption in the UK (published July 2019, Table C9 of ECUK: Consumption data tables).