Local Authority: Leeds City Council
Postcode of nearby property: LS25 3DJ
Site status: Operational
Number of turbines: 5
Height of turbines: 125m
Electricity generated: 2MW per turbine
Lifespan of wind farm: 25 years plus 12 months for construction and decommissioning
Community Engagement: Liaison Committee established and regular meetings being held. Click on the contact page to request more information about liaison committee

Planning permission was granted in December 2011 for five 125 metre-to-tip turbines. Construction work is now complete and all five turbines are fully assembled. Commissioning of the wind farm was completed in December 2015 and the wind farm is now fully operational.

A site liaison committee is established and regular meetings are being held. Members of the liaison committee include representatives of the local community and local councillors and is chaired independently by a member of the liaison committee.

The £10,000 per year Hook Moor Wind Farm Fund is now supporting groups and organisations local to the wind farm. For information about the Hook Moor Wind Farm Community Fund, please click here.

Before applying for a grant
Applicants MUST contact James Eaglesham, Fund Manager at the CDCF, before applying for a grant. Tel 0191 378 6342 or email james@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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