E.ON said it was begining consultations with local residents next month. It did not reveal any other details about the projects other than they will consist of turbines in the 3MW range.
Much of E.ON's UK wind capacity is bound up in offshore projects, such as the 1GW London Array, 180MW Robin Rigg, Scotland, and the 300MW Humber Gateway, England.
The three projects are:
- Benbrack (81MW) - between Carsphairn and Dalmellington, with around 27 turbines.
- Enoch Hill (69MW) - near New Cumnock,with around 23 turbines.
- Lorg (84MW) - around 10km south of New Cumnock, with around 28 turbines.