Wind farm

Mean Moor wind farm

Mean Moor is a three turbine wind farm based in Cumbria and operational since end of 2016.

Project location

The site is located next to repowered Harlock Hill wind farm on the outskirts of the lake district in Cumbria.


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Project summary

Mean Moor is owned by three co-operatives, Energy Prospects, Baywind Energy and High Winds Community Energy and is very much a community owned wind farm. Thrive stepped in to provide the funding for the acquisition of this wind farm and enable the communities to acquire ownership. The electricity generated from Mean Moor is fed to the grid and expected to power approximately 4,500 homes per annum.


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Key stats

Turbines Enercon E70
Number of turbines 3
Maximum tip height 93 metres
Site capacity 6.9 MW
Operational since 2016
Annual forecast output 18 GWh
UK homes equivalent 4,556

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