Latest news

18 Apr, 2023
Met Mast Installation Update

The temporary met mast installation for Knockcronal Wind Farm is progressing well.  

17 Mar, 2023
Temporary Met Mast Works Begin

On site works to install the temporary met mast at the proposed Knockcronal Wind Farm site are due to start next week, 20 March 2023.  It is expected, depending on weather, that the works will be complete within 14 days.  No other works associated with the proposed wind farm are being undertaken.

1 Dec, 2022
Temporary Met Mast Update

Statkraft UK plans to install a temporary met mast at the proposed Knockcronal Wind Farm site in the New Year.

The temporary met mast, which will be located close to the southern boundary of the Knockcronal site, will measure up to 140 metres in height.

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

22 Jun, 2022
South Ayrshire Council Provide Response to Knockcronal Wind Farm

Statkraft UK will review South Ayrshire Council’s response to the Knockcronal Wind Farm plans after the Council’s Regulatory Panel decided today (23 June) to raise an objection to the plans.

21 Jun, 2022
Knockcronal Goes to Regulatory Panel

Knockcronal Wind Farm will be considered at South Ayrshire Council’s Regulatory Panel on Thursday 23 June 2022.

5 Apr, 2022
Planning Application for a Temporary Met Mast Submitted

A planning application for a temporary meteorological mast (met mast) for the proposed Knockcronal Wind Farm has been submitted to South Ayrshire Council.

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.

25 Nov, 2021
Section 36 Application Submitted for Knockcronal Wind Farm

We are pleased to announce that our application for Knockcronal Wind Farm has been submitted to the Energy Consents Unit, 25 November 2021.

18 Nov, 2021
Autumn Exhibition – Thank you for your feedback

In September and October 2021, we held our second exhibition, including two in-person drop-in sessions in Straiton and Dailly, to share how our plans for Knockcronal Wind Farm had progressed.

4 Oct, 2021
Drop-in Sessions – A Thank You

We wish to thank everyone who took the time on the 21 and 22 September to attend the Dailly and Straiton community drop-in sessions and everyone who has provided feedback so far on the Knockcronal Autumn Exhibition.

28 Jun, 2021
Exhibitions Announced for Knockcronal Wind Farm

Following our exhibitions in May and June 2021, we will be hosting another series of events between 14 September and 5 October 2021 to present our plans for Knockcronal Wind Farm. We expect to submit an application to the Scottish Government later this year.

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?".

21 Jun, 2021
Public Consultation - Thank you

Thank you to all residents and interested groups who took the time to visit our online consultation regarding our plans for Knockcronal Wind Farm between 19 May and 8 June.

View the documents presented during the online consultation.

18 May, 2021
Online Consultation goes live for the Proposed Knockcronal Wind Farm

We are pleased to announce that the online consultation for our proposed Knockcronal Wind Farm has commenced. The exhibition will run from Wednesday 19 May - Tuesday 8 June 2021.

14 Jan, 2021
Knockcronal Scoping Submission

We are pleased to have submitted a Scoping Request to the Scottish Government to progress our plans for Knockcronal Wind Farm, approximately 4km south of Straiton in South Ayrshire.

14 Jan, 2021
Targets Set To Reduce Emissions In Scotland By 75% In Just 10 Years

The power sector continues to lead efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Scotland, according to the latest report from the Committee on Climate Change (External link)(External link) (CCC).

14 Jan, 2021
Working To Net Zero Will See Nearly 50,000 Jobs Created In Scotland

Low-carbon electricity generation, from sources including wind and solar power, must increase by around 50% in the next decade alone to meet net zero targets.