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RES - a strong track record in Scotland

RES is the world's leading independent renewable energy developer with operations across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. RES grew out of Sir Robert McAlpine, a British family-owned firm with over 140 years of experience in construction and engineering with a proud history in Scotland stretching from the Glenfinnan Viaduct in the Highlands to the Emirates Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow.

RES has been at the forefront of wind energy development for over 40 years and has developed and/or built more than 23GW of renewable energy capacity worldwide. In the UK alone we are responsible for approximately 10% of the current wind energy capacity.

RES has developed and/or built twenty one wind farms in Scotland with a total generation capacity of 597MW and has recently finished constructing the Blary Hill Wind Farm in Argyll and Bute.

From its Glasgow office RES has been developing, constructing and operating wind farms in Scotland since 1993. 

Dun Law, Scottish Borders Operational 2000 17.16MW 26 Vestas 660 kW Scottish Power
Hare Hill, East Ayrshire Operational 2000 13.2MW 20 Vestas 660 kW Scottish Power
Forss, Highland Operational 2003 2.0MW 2 Bonus 1.3MW (de-rated) RES
Glens of Foudland, Aberdeenshire Operational 2005 26.0MW 20 Bonus 1.3MW RES
Black Hill, Scottish Borders Operational 2007 28.6MW 22 Siemens 1.3MW RES
Forss II, Highland Operational 2007 5.2MW 4 Siemens 1.3MW RES
Dun Law Extension, Scottish Borders Operational 2009 29MW 35 Vestas V52 Scottish Power
Hill of Towie, Moray Operational 2012 48.3MW 21 Siemens 2.3MW RES
Kelburn, North Ayrshire Operational 2012 28MW 14 Vestas V80 2MW RES
Meikle Carewe, Stonehaven Operational 2013 10.2MW 12 Gamesa G52 850kW RES
Ark Hill, Angus Operational 2013 6.8MW 8 Enercon E-48 800kW Greencat Renewables
Penmanshiel, Scottish Borders Operational 2016 28.7MW 14 Senvion MM82 RES
Glenchamber, Dumfries and Galloway Operational 2016 27.5MW 11 Nordex N100 RES
Dunmaglass, Highland Operational 2017 99MW 33 turbines SSE Renewables
Minnygap, Dumfries and Galloway Operational 2017 25MW 10 Nordex N100 RES
Freasdail, Argyll and Bute Operational 2017 22.55MW 11 Senvion MM82 RES
Solwaybank, Dumfries and Galloway Operational 2020 30MW 15 turbines RES
Blary Hill, Argyll and Bute Operational 2022 34MW 14 turbines RES
Aberarder, Highland Consented 2017 36MW 12 turbines -

Cairn Duhie, Highland

Consented 2017 Around 50-60MW 20 turbines -

Hill of Towie II, Moray

Consented 2017 29MW 16 turbines -