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Urras Energy Community Turbines

Second Stage Of Project.

Phase 2

Second and third turbines have been delivered by Galson Energy Ltd., now a wholly owned subsidiary of Urras Energy Society.

The total project cost of the second phase was £2.7m (plus VAT) funded through Triodos Bank NV and Urras Energy Society.

The turbines were supplied by Enercon GmbH at a cost of around £2.0m (exc. VAT) and commissioned in mid-September 2015.

Enercon appointed sub-contractors NRS Group to construct the turbine foundations.

Site preparation works were undertaken by North West Aggregates of Borve as civil engineering contractor with Total Design of Back as engineering design consultants, together with Prelec Ltd. for electrical cabling.

During the project development stages, Galson Energy Ltd. was again supported by Community Energy Scotland and local advisors Anderson MacArthur & Co, CIB Services, Campbell Construction Services, Kevin MacRae Electrical, Rennell Heritage/Alasdair Cross plus Colin Anderson as Wind Energy Advisor and CMS as share offer advisors. Others who have supported the project include Hebridean Plant Hire, Stornoway Shipping Services, Stornoway Port Authority, DR Macleod plus Upper Shader and Ballantrushal Grazings Committee.

The contract for the sale of electricity to the market with Co-op Energy was extended to include the two new turbines.

SMINIG ENERGY SOCIETY LTD T/A URRAS ENERGY SOCIETY IS A COMMUNITY BENEFIT SOCIETY REGISTERED WITH THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY NO: 7020 REGISTERED OFFICE: UOG BUSINESS CENTRE, TOM NA BA, SOUTH GALSON, ISLE OF LEWIS, HS2 0SH 2014

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