2020-11-10

External News

SPR delivers ‘black start’ from onshore wind

ScottishPower Renewables has achieved what is believed to be a global first by using energy from an onshore wind farm to re-energise part of the power grid, known as “black start”.

The successful project, at the 69MW Dersalloch windfarm in South Ayrshire, proves wind power can restore a blacked out section of the transmission network.

The project brought together SPR and Siemens Gamesa to deploy the latest technology at the wind farm.

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