East Midlands Airport

About the project

Nicola Mortimer gained planning permission for East Midlands Airports wind turbine in March 2009 following an extensive ciil aviation safety case.

The first two wind turbines became operational in May 2011,making East Midlands Airport the first airport site to install commercial scale wind turbines.

Note: The capacity factor used in these calculations is 27.82 %.
No of turbines: 4
Rating of turbines: 0.225 MW
Wind farm size: 0.9 MW
Predicted output: 5,957 MWhr p.a.
Av. households supplied: 1,395 households
CO2 displacement: 3,616 tonnes p.a.

About East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport connects over 4.2 million passengers with the word, serving more than 90 destinations.  Winner of many prestigious awards including the World's Leading Eco Friendly Airport and voted Best Regional Airport at the British TravelAward in 2010.  East Midlands Airport is a vibrant economic hub, supporting over 6,000 jobs and generating around £300 million for the region.

Click here to visit the East Midlands website.