Green site to test turbine market

In an interesting test for the value of green energy sites, investors looking to benefit from the Renewables Obligation have an opportunity to buy a 27-year lease for a 1.5-acre greenfield site at Auchtertool, Fife.

The land at Pitkinnie Farm has planning consent for a single wind turbine of up to 43.5m to tip height suiting an ACSA A27 225kW turbine. Average wind speed 25m above ground level is 7.5m/sec, according to offical data.

Terms include a one-off premium payable at the date of entry (offers in excess of £200,000) plus £100 annual rent. CKD Galbraith (01334 659 980)