A 26-turbine wind farm which has been operational since 2008. There is an opportunity to double the size of the wind farm through a joint venture between Peel Energy and United Utilities. The proposal is for between 13 and 18 additional turbines with a planning application expected to be ready for submission by the end of 2014.
Theme: sustainable resources
Local authorities: Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council and Rossendale Borough Council
LEP: Greater Manchester
Key sectors: energy/environmental
Investment to date: £0.8 million
Future investment: £56 million