Dear North Down Borough Council,

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, I wish to
receive the following information from your authority concerning the installation and operation of the 800KW Wind Turbine installed at Balloo Wood:

1.What is the lifetime of the Balloo Wood wind turbine as warranted by the supplier

2.What was the installed cost of the Balloo Wood wind turbine on commissioning

3.What Other costs e.g. planning, consultancy from TCI Renewables, building, grid connection of the Balloo Wood wind turbine on commissioning were incurred

4.What was the projected electricity usage at the sites supplied by the Balloo Wood wind turbine in the original business case

5.What is the amount of electricity generated and used at the sites supplied by the Balloo Wood wind turbine in watt hours

6.What is your current grid unit rate

7.What is your monthly surplus electricity sold in watt hours to the NIE grid

8.What is your monthly total generation eligible for NIROCs (watt hours)

9.What is your expected rate per NIROC

10.What are the projected monthly maintenance costs of the Balloo Wood wind turbine over its warranted lifetime in the original business case

11.What are the actual monthly maintenance costs of the Balloo Wood wind turbine to date

12.What was the number of years to break even from the initial outlay from annual savings and income in the original business case

13.What is the current expected number of years to break even from the initial outlay from annual savings and income

14.What are the annual calculated Present Values of the Balloo Wood wind turbine over its warranted lifetime in the original business case for the Balloo Wood wind turbine project

15.What Discount Rate has been used for the original business case for the Balloo Wood wind turbine project

16.When did the Balloo Wood wind turbine start generating power

17.When did the Balloo Wood wind turbine start supplying power to the NIE grid

18.For each month since commissioning how many watt hours has the Balloo Wood wind turbine generated

19.For each month since commissioning how many watt hours has the Balloo Wood wind turbine supplied to the NIE grid

20.For each month since commissioning how much time has the Balloo Wood wind turbine been shut off

21.For each month since commissioning how much time has the Balloo Wood wind turbine been shut off for maintenance or repairs

Yours faithfully,
Jeremy Cooke

North Down Borough Council

Dear Mr Cooke
Thank you for your Freedom Of Information
request in relation to the above matter. Ypur request for information is
now being processed and we will write to you again shortly , but within
the 20 working days as laid down in the regulations. Please quote
reference FOI/50/10 in any further correspondence relating to this
request..

Kind Regards.

James Kilpatrick
Senior Administrative Officer
North Down Borough Council
Town Hall
The Castle
BANGOR
BT20 4BT

Tel: (028) 9127 0371
Fax: (028) 9127 1370
Website: www.northdown.gov.uk

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