Main works - Construction commencement : 7th Nov 2011
Civil works commenced on the main site access road and turbine foundation.
Electrical installation works commence : 21st May 2012
Electrical infrastructure works begins installation with the switch house cabling and site cabling.
1st turbine component delivery : 9th Jul 2012
Delivery to site of the turbine components commenced with towers, blades and nacelles being delivered within the week.
Foundations - Over 80% installed : 14th Jun 2012
40 of 48 turbine foundations now constructed on site.
All Turbine Foundations Complete : 17th Sep 2012
The last of the 48 Turbine Foundations was completed on 17th Sept 2012, 4 weeks ahead of schedule.
400/33kV Transformers Installed : 21st Sep 2012
The second of the 2nd of the 2 off 400/33kV Transformers was successfully installed within the Wind Farm HV Compound on 21st Sept 2012. Interface control and Power cabling works commenced prior to full integration testing.
50% of Turbines Erected : 26th Oct 2012
Despite the unseasonal summer conditions the Project Team achieved a significant Milesatone of the 24th Turbine being erected on 26th Oct 2012.
400kV System Energised : 11th Jan 2013
WIth the issue of the Energisation Operational Notification on the 11th January 2013 the 400kV system was energsied through from the National Grid Transmission system through to the Wind FArm 400/33kV Transformers.
Site 33kV Infrastructure Energised to first Wind Turbine Generator : 24th Jan 2013
The Interim Operational Notification giving permission to Export Electricity was achieved on the 15th January 2013 with the first Wind Turbine Generator connected onto the system on the same day. Following a short period of commissioning the first export to the Grid was made on 24th January 2013.
Final Turbine Erected : 9th Feb 2013
The last blade of the 48th Wind Turbine Generators was installed on the 9th February 2013. Commissioning and Test Runs will continue through Spring into early summer 2013.