Clyde Wind Farm

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The Clyde Wind Farm is a proposed 548 megawatt (MW) wind farm in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. When completed, it will be Europe's largest onshore wind farm. The 152-turbine project by Scottish and Southern Energy, which was approved by the Scottish Parliament in July 2008, capable of powering 320,000 homes, and will be larger than the 322 MW Whitelee Wind Farm near Glasgow.[1] Turbines will be built either side of the M74 motorway.[2]

Construction of the wind farm, which will cost £600 million, is expected to finish in 2011.[3]

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  1. Haworth, Jenny (2008-07-22). "Wind farms: now we've got the biggest in Europe". http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/latestnews/Wind-farms-now-we39ve-got.4309930.jp. Retrieved 2008-07-22.
  2. Johnson, Simon (2008-07-21). "Europe's largest onshore wind farm is to be built in Scotland costing £600m". Telegraph.co.uk. Telegraph Media Group. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml?xml=/earth/2008/07/21/eawind121.xml. Retrieved 2008-07-22.
  3. "Green light for massive wind farm". BBC News. 2008-07-21. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/7517176.stm. Retrieved 2008-07-22.