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Penny Hill

Local Planning Authority: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Postcode of nearby property: S26 3YA
Site status: Operational
Number of turbines: 6
Tip height: 132m
Electricity generation Capacity: 3.4MW per turbine, total up to c20MW
Lifetime of wind farm: Lifespan extension granted by Rotherham Council in 2023 to a maximum of 40 years plus 2 years for construction and decommissioning
History: Penny Hill Wind Farm is a fully operational wind farm. It began to generate electricity in March 2013. The Penny Hill Wind Farm is accepting new applications and the community fund has already started to make a difference in the local community.

Project benefits

12094 12,094

Homes provided with renewable electricity annually

3362 3,362

Equivalent number of petrol cars taken off the road annually

£ 550 550


Community fund value over 25 years

£ 181.7


Annual business rates payable to Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

£ 21 21


Total construction value

8800 8,800


Annual carbon dioxide saving

Community fund

The Penny Hill Wind Farm Community Fund now receives 22,905.12 each year which is represented by members from each of the local parish councils eligible to apply to the fund. For more information about the Penny Hill Wind Farm Community Fund, please click here.

Before applying for a grant
Applicants MUST contact Sarah McIntyre, Fund Manager at the CDCF, before applying for a grant. Tel 0191 378 6342 or email fundmanager@bankscommunityfund.org.uk

APPLY HERE: Grant applications have to be made on line via the County Durham Community Foundation (CDCF) website.


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