About the project

A 26-turbine wind farm which has been operational since 2008. There is an opportunity to increase the size of the wind farm through a proposal for 16 additional turbines with a planning decision expected from the Secretary of State by the end of Q1 2017.

Theme: Sustainable Resources

Local Authorities: Rochdale Metropolitan Council

and Rossendale Borough Council

LEP: Greater Manchester

Key Sectors: Energy/Environmental

Investment to date: £80 million on existing 26 turbine scheme,

£2.2 million on expansion project

Future investment: £42 million