Case Study

Corriemoillie Wind Farm

ClientEDF
LocationGarve, Scotland
Project17 Turbine Onshore Wind Farm
SectorRenewables
ServiceInvestment Appraisal, Procurement and Commercial Management; Pre & Post Contract

Corriemoillie, which is situated in the Scottish Highlands, is a 17-turbine wind farm. Commissioned in 2017, the total generating capacity of the site is 48.45MW, which is estimated to power 29,000 homes per year. Individual turbine rating is 2.85MW, with a 75m hub height, 103m diameter blades and a tip height of 126.5m. The construction works included the construction of 11.5km of access tracks and a private route export cable.

CHP was involved from initial investment appraisal stage to close out of the final accounts. CHP provided construction related cost planning, cost management and cost reporting services and managed the procurement of the Balance of Plant works contractors, as well as being responsible for the commercial management of all construction operations.

Challenges

Specialist environmental measures required for protection of wildlife. The location of this site meant that harsh winter weather conditions were anticipated and encountered

Achievements

Delivery of the project to the safety, cost, time and quality requirements of the client. The project delivery plan developed to address the anticipated weather conditions worked well