Bunkimalta Wind Farm

The wind farm is a joint venture between Coillte and ESB and will be constructed on the lower slopes of Keeper Hill, Co. Tipperary. The wind farm was granted planning permission by An Bord Pleanala  in 2014 and is currently under Judicial Review to the Supreme Court.

Capacity: 46.5MW

Homes powered Annually: Approximately 30,000 homes

Energy Produced: 150,000 MWh

Number of Turbines: 16 Turbines

Type of Turbine: TBC (3.2MW)

  • Total turbine tower height TBC
  • Length of each blade: TBC
  • Height to tip of blade: 145m

Location: The Bunkimalta wind farm is located 6km north of Rear Cross, Co Tipperary

Co-ordinates: 52°44'29.1"N 8°14'38.5"W

Community Fund: Approx. €65,000 annually over 25 years

Current Status: In Planning

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