This month will see the start of turbine components, including the blades, being delivered to Boralex’s Limekiln Wind Farm site at Reay. Esbjorn Wilmar, Country Manager for Boralex UK said: “Having the turbine components arrive in Caithness this month is a huge step forward for Boralex in our construction of Limekiln, which will generate renewable…

Boralex is delighted to be lead Gold sponsor of an ambitious world-record attempt in May this year, by local Scottish couple Allan Lipp and Mhairi Ross (known as Stormy and Steth) with the aim of becoming the first mixed pairs team to circumnavigate Great Britain by rowing boat. The attempt, titled “The Long Row Home”,…

Boralex Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Scottish civil engineering and construction firm RJ McLeod as the Balance of Plant (BoP) contractor for its 108MW Limekiln Wind Farm near Thurso in Caithness, Scotland. Country Manager Esbjörn Wilmar said: “Having the BoP contract in place represents another major step forward for Limekiln, not long…

Boralex is pleased to announce that a Contract for Difference (CfD) has been secured for its Limekiln Wind Farm in Caithness. The UK Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has awarded Boralex’s 108MW wind energy project near Thurso, in the north of Scotland, a 15-year CfD at a level of £52.29/MWh in 2012 prices…

Wind turbine manufacturers Vestas have been confirmed as the providers for the 24-turbine Limekiln Wind Farm near Reay in Caithness. The project is fully owned by Boralex, through Infinergy UK as its subsidiary. The selected turbine model is the V136 with an installed generating capacity of 4.5 megawatts, measuring 150m to the tip of the…

Following the decision by The Highland Council not to object to the variation of the existing planning consent in December, Scottish Ministers have approved the application.  Highland councillors voted unanimously to allow the Limekiln project variation application to move to the final decision-making stage with the Scottish Government Ministers on the basis that two of…

Following the Public Local Inquiry last June, Scottish Ministers have supported the recommendation of The Reporters and consented the application. Infinergy now awaits a decision on the Limekiln Wind Farm Section 36C variation application, which if successful would see a reduction in the number of turbines in that scheme, but an increase in capacity of…

At the North Planning Applications Committee of The Highland Council on Tuesday the 7th December councillors voted unanimously to allow the Limekiln project variation application to move to the final decision-making stage with the Scottish Government Ministers. The decision, which will see two of the 21 turbines removed from the wind farm at Limekiln, south…

It has been almost two years since Limekiln Wind Farm was consented and detailed construction planning commenced. In that period several things have happened including a review of the transmission charging regime (called TNUoS) by Ofgem and the Section 11 refusal to temporarily close the core path by Highland Council. In order to deal with…

Green energy firms Infinergy and Boralex have taken the decision to seek to optimise their 21-turbine wind farm at Limekiln, south of Reay in Caithness in order to address a number of key issues. Scoping for a variation to the current Section 36 consent will be submitted to the planning authorities in the coming weeks…