Cotton Farm Wind Farm
The wind park Cotton Farm was acquired by BayWa r.e. from RWE npower in 2011 as part of a longer-term UK pipeline investment. BayWa r.e. developed and constructed the project in the role of project owner and EPC contractor. In October 2013 the wind farm was sold to Greencoat UK Wind PLC, BayWa r.e. will remain involved with the operation of the wind farm in the capacity of technical operations manager.
Cotton Farm wind farm delivers renewable energy for approx. 10,000 homes and therewith reduces the CO2-emissions by 23,000 tonnes per year. Furthermore a community benefit fund for investing in local initiatives is in place.