Ray

Ray Wind Farm is an onshore project situated on the Ray Estate near Kirkwhelpington in Northumberland. 

Construction started in July 2015 and was completed by 2017, with the opening ceremony being held in July. 

Ray Wind Farm is our largest onshore project in England, which we expect to provide enough electricity to over 30,000 homes annually.*

* based on most recent statistics from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy showing that annual UK average domestic household consumption is 4,192kWh.

Key facts

Number of turbines 16
Wind turbine capacity 3.4MW
Total installed capacity 54.4MW
Average annual homes equivalent Over 30,000*
Estimated operational life 25 years
Hub height  73m
Rotor diameter 104m
Site and access roads 11.2km
Grid connection 24.5km from Ray to Fourstones
Last updated: 2017-10-18 12:55