FRODSHAM WIND FARM

19 Turbines

32,848* Homes Powered Annually

c.52,418* TONNES OF CO2 SAVED ANNUALLY

50 MW Capacity

LOCATION

The Frodsham Wind Farm is located 2km from Frodsham on marshland in Cheshire.

KEY DATES

Construction began in March 2015 and it became fully operational in February 2017.

COMMUNITY

Funding is awarded annually to The Marshes Community Benefit Fund. The fund is specifically for the benefit of the community in the local area of the wind farm located on the marshes close to the villages of Frodsham, Helsby and Elton. There has been many fantastic causes supported by the wind farm, of which you can find out more here: Marshes CBF

ENVIRONMENT

Habitats found on the site include reed beds, areas of open water, agricultural land, and areas of scrub. The site is made up of a number of cells, which are separated by earth banks. Common bird species at the site include Marsh Harriers and Black-tailed godwits.  The project was awarded a CEEQUAL Excellent Whole Team Award. CEEQUAL is the sustainability assessment, rating, and awards scheme for civil engineering and the CEEQUAL assessment takes into account: ecology and biodiversity, people and community, land use and landscape and energy and carbon.

Title Address Description
Frodsham Wind Farm
Lordship Ln, United Kingdom
Installed Capacity MWac 50
Homes Powered Annually 32,848
Technology Description Wind Farm