Lissett Airfield wind farm
- Capacity 30MW
- First production in February 2009
- 12 turbines (2.5MW N90 Nordex)
Lissett Airfield wind farm in the East Riding of Yorkshire has an installed capacity of 30MW and is situated on the former RAF Airfield near Lissett, south of Bridlington. It has been generating since February 2009, following commencement of construction in December 2007.
During the Second World War, Lissett was the base for 158 Squadron RAF, a Halifax bomber squadron. Adrian Hammond, Secretary of the 158 Squadron Association, commented: "Lissett Airfield, which formerly played an important role in protecting the country, could again be making an important contribution by fighting climate change." As a reminder of this time, Infinis has erected a memorial (The 158 Squadron Memorial) and named the turbines after the Halifax bombers that flew from the Airfield. Peter Wallwork Naylor who created The 158 Squadron Memorial has won the 2010 Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture for the monument to 158 Squadron.