Latest news

31 Aug, 2023
Temporary Met Mast Approved

Dumfries and Galloway Council have consented the temporary met mast for Artfield Forest Wind Farm.  View the planning documents.

4 Apr, 2023
Application for Temporary Met Mast Submitted

A planning application for a temporary meteorological mast (met mast) for the consented Artfield Forest Wind Farm has been submitted to Dumfries and Galloway Council.

10 Feb, 2023
Artfield Forest Wind Farm Approved by Scottish Government

Statkraft welcome the news that the Scottish Government has given its consent to Artfield Forest Wind Farm.


25 Oct, 2022
Low Emissions Scenario report 2022 published

Statkraft’s Low Emissions Scenario is an extensive analysis of the energy market moving towards 2050. Learn all about it here.

Low emissions scenario 2022

29 Mar, 2022
Artfield Forest Wind Farm Progresses

Dumfries & Galloway Council’s Planning Applications Committee has unanimously decided today (30 March) to raise no objection to the Artfield Forest Wind Farm.

24 Mar, 2022
Artfield Forest Goes to Committee

Artfield Forest Wind Farm will be considered at Dumfries & Galloway Council’s Planning Applications Committee on Wednesday 30 March 2022.

25 Nov, 2021
Statkraft releases latest annual Low Emissions Scenario report

For the sixth consecutive year, Statkraft have released its Low Emissions Scenario - an analysis of the energy world towards 2050.

27 Oct, 2021
Onshore Wind in Scotland will play pivotal role in meeting net-zero targets

A report has been published on how to maximise the economic benefits of clean power for consumers while ensuring that the UK reaches net zero emissions at the lowest cost.

23 Jun, 2021
You're Invited: Find out more about 'Why here?' Webinar 29th June 2021 at 10am

One of the most common questions we are asked when developing our projects is 'Why here?".

6 Apr, 2021
Section 36 Application submitted for Artfield Forest Wind Farm

We are pleased to announce that our application for Artfield Forest Wind Farm has been submitted to the Energy Consents Unit. The development, located approximately 8 kilometres north-east of Glenluce, is for 12 wind turbines, with a maximum height of 180 metres to blade tip.

24 Nov, 2020
Ecological restoration plan leads to nomination for prestigious renewables award

Wildfires which devastated much of the Moray countryside in the north of Scotland last year have led to increased environmental benefits being proposed by Europe’s largest renewable energy producer.

30 Sept, 2020
Wind Farm Consultation - Thank You

Thank you to all residents and interested groups who took the time to visit our virtual exhibition to consult on our plans for the Artfield Forest Wind Farm.

23 Aug, 2020
Statkraft bring forward 12 turbine project for consultation

Statkraft is progressing plans for Artfield Forest Wind Farm and we have started an online exhibition to present the latest plans to the public.

23 Aug, 2020
Residents invited to virtual exhibition

Over 900 residents and businesses within 10km of the project site have been sent an invitation to attend an online exhibition for Artfield Forest Wind Farm, held between 24 August - 18 September 2020.

8 Jun, 2020
Project Manager is Finalist for Prestigious Award

A member of the Statkraft development team has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Scottish Renewables Young Professionals Green Energy Awards 2020(External link).

21 May, 2021
Our commitment to consultation on Artfield Forest

Although face-to-face meetings and events may not be able to happen until social distancing restrictions are lifted, we are confident that we can continue to carry out meaningful engagement in our project areas using a digital first approach.

21 May, 2020
Artfield Forest Scoping Submission

We are pleased to submit a Scoping Request to the Scottish Government to progress our plans for Artfield Forest Wind Farm. The proposals are at an early stage and the Scoping Request to the Scottish Government seeks to continue our investigations and receive early feedback from consultees.