Energy Isles was created to develop a plan for a large-scale wind farm in the north of Yell. The scope of the proposed development is currently for a 29-turbine wind farm that has the potential to generate up to 200 MW of clean electricity, sited in the north of Yell.
Since the scope of the development in 2014, detailed design and survey work has been ongoing which has resulted in a significant reduction in the number of turbines from 63 to 29.
The current 29 turbine design has been assessed as appropriate for the site following the results of environmental survey work, analysis of technical constraints and feedback from the ongoing consultation with the community and other key stakeholders.
The final layout will be assessed within an Environmental Statement, which will be submitted with the planning application