• Red Rock Power to host community events in Dumfries & Galloway and East Ayrshire ahead of onsite works commencing this summer
  • Information on timelines and potential impacts will be available, as well as chance to consult on community benefit plans

Community information events are being held by the Benbrack wind farm development in Carsphairn and Dalmellington later this month. The wind farm owner, Red Rock Power, is eager to ensure local communities are well informed about the construction period and have an opportunity to ask questions before the start of onsite works in August.

Events will take place on the following days:

  • Lagwyne Hall, Carsphairn on Tuesday 28th June, 2-7pm
  • Dalmellington Community Centre on Wednesday 29th June, 2-7pm

The events will provide updates on the construction timeline and potential disruptions, as well as mitigations to be put in place and how to address any concerns with the development team. There will also be an opportunity to contribute feedback and ideas on Benbrack’s community benefit fund, including management and potential projects that could be supported.

Jamie Grant, Benbrack Project Director, said: “We’re excited to be starting the next phase of the Benbrack development and move closer to generating green energy. However, we’re also very mindful that host communities are often faced with a number of potential disruptions and as a considerate developer, we appreciate their patience and understanding during construction. The events are therefore a great opportunity for us to put names to faces and reassure locals of our efforts to minimise impacts and remain responsive to their concerns.

“We are also eager to discuss plans for the wind farm’s community benefit fund and identify opportunities to maximise positive impacts. We hope the Benbrack Fund will create a long-term, successful legacy which spans generations and supports the local area’s aspirations for a sustainable future”.

Any local businesses which did not manage to attend Benbrack’s ‘Meet the Developer’ events in May will also be able to discuss potential opportunities available to the local supply chain at these events.

For more information on Red Rock Power’s Benbrack windfarm project, visit: https://www.redrockpower.co.uk/benbrack/about-benbrack-wind-farm/