About the project

A 26-turbine wind farm which has been operational since 2008. There is an opportunity to double the size of the wind farm through a joint venture between Peel Energy and United Utilities. The proposal is for between 13 and 18 additional turbines with a planning application expected to be ready for submission by the end of 2014.

Theme: sustainable resources

Local authorities: Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council and Rossendale Borough Council

LEP: Greater Manchester

Key sectors: energy/environmental

Investment to date: £0.8 million

Future investment: £56 million