The Heathland site is located approximately 1.5 km northeast of Forth in South Lanarkshire and 2.5 km south of Breich in West Lothian. It lies within an area of commercial forestry plantation which is owned and managed by Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS).
The consented Heathland scheme comprises 17 turbines of 132 m to tip. The original site design was based on a candidate turbine with a rotor diameter of 104 m.
The planned capacity of the scheme is 68 MW, which is capable of powering up to 42,000 homes.*
*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. Also based upon the average domestic electricity consumption per home per the Energy Consumption in the UK (published July 2018)