Wind Farm


Arise is a Swedish wind power company which is proposing to develop a wind farm on land located 17km south of Thurso in Caithness  The project is called Tormsdale Wind Farm, and comprises 12 turbines with a total  generation capacity of over 50 MW, with associated infrastructure including underground cabling,  access tracks and an on-site control building.

With a proposed installed capacity of over 50 MW, the proposal has now been submitted to the Scottish Government’s Energy Consents Unit for permission to build and operate the wind farm. Highland Council will be a principal consultee in considering the application.

This website provides information about the application. Find the full information about the proposal and the application documents at this link.

Location Plan

Site Layout Plan

Submission of application for Tormsdale Wind Farm

The application to construct and operate the Tormsdale Wind Farm has been submitted to the Scottish Government’s Energy Consents Unit (ECU) in October 2021.

The application and EIA materials are available to view and download on this website, and on the Scottish Government Energy Consents website. The materials discuss the proposals in great detail, and provide an analysis and conclusions of the environmental assessments undertaken.

Details of the public consultation process including making a representation to the Scottish Ministers are provided in the published public noticeMembers of the public can make representations to the ECU by 29th November 2021.

Find the full EIA documents at this link.

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