Castlepook Wind Farm: The wind farm is a joint venture between Coillte and ESB which is currently in construction in the Ballyhoura Forest in Co. Cork. The wind farm was granted planning permission in 2013 and construction began in May 2016 and is scheduled to enter commercial operations in 2018.
Homes powered Annually: Approximately 17,000 homes
Energy Produced: c.100,000 MWh
Number of Turbines: 14 Nordex Turbines
Type of Turbine: Nordex N90
- Total turbine tower height 80m
- Length of each blade: 45m
- Height to tip of blade: 125m
Location: The Castlepook wind farm is located in the Ballyhoura Mountains in north Co. Cork
Co-ordinates: 52°17'13.4"N 8°33'03.6"W
Community Fund: Approx. €50,000 annually over 25 years
Current Status: In Construction
For further information please go to: www.castlepookwindfarm.ie
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