Community Wind Farm
With our partners, Community Energy Scotland (CES) a charity that supports Scottish communities that want to benefit from renewable energy, BHA is building a three-turbine community wind farm at Hoprigshiels Farm, near Cockburnspath. We are set to create what will be the first wind farm developed by a Housing Association in the UK. Uniquely all profits will go to community or charitable benefit.
The wind farm will generate around 19GWh of electricity a year, enough to power around 4000 households – providing income for both BHA and Community Energy Scotland, helping to build new homes and supporting local community projects.
Work is well under way now and due for completion in early 2017. You can follow progress on our blog at: