Economic benefits

  • 55 full jobs created during the construction phase
  • 3 permanent jobs on site
  • £6.5m value of construction contracts available
  • £38m total capital investment
  • Up to £324k in business rates for the local authority – Scottish Borders Council

Community benefits

  • A community fund of £104k per annum over 25 years (based on 26MW project and £4,000 per MW installed)
  • Footpath improvements
  • Interpretation boards

Environmental benefits

  • 9MW of green electricity to the National Grid – enough to power around 15,600 homes based on 26MW, 30% capacity factor, average household consumption of 4,370kWh and a saving of 516kg CO2 per kWh
  • 7 hectares on new woodland and wetland habitats
  • 4 hectares of new habitat created

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