One of Scotland's largest onshore windfarms will be opened near Lockerbie.
The controversial Harestanes windfarm, with 68 turbines, will produce enough energy to meet the needs of 73,000 homes.
Scottish Power Renewables says the £160million project has supported 150 jobs over the last two years.
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