RSPB The Lodge, Bedfordshire
Ecotricity helps power the RSPB with green energy from a windmill located at their headquarters in Sandy, Bedfordshire.
Our most significant windmill yet – and a big statement about how nature and renewable energy can work together in harmony.
By generating green electricity from the wind, this single windmill will reduce RSPB The Lodge’s carbon emissions from energy usage by up to 63 per cent and generate over half the RSPB’s total electricity needs across all of it's 127 UK locations.
Find out more on the RSPB website.
1.4 million units
powered each year
305 CO2 savings
Location & Operation
Location: Sandy Ridge, Bedfordshire
Assessments: 3 years – 2010 to 2013
Operation Since: Thursday, 25 February 2016
Model: Enercon EP1 E-53
Power: 800 kW
Rotor Diameter: 53.0 m
Hub Height: 73.0 m
Tip Height: 100.0m
Wind Speed: 2.5 – 34.0 m/s