Galway Wind park
Galway Wind park is a wind farm cluster that consists of four wind farms - Cloosh, Lettercraffroe, Seecon and Uggool. A total of 69 wind turbines are permitted with a maximum export capacity of 169MW.
Phase 1 (64MW), which entered construction in February 2015, is owned and financed by SSE. Phase 2 (105MW) is a joint venture between Coillte and SSE.
Homes powered Annually: Approximately 84,000 homes
Number of Turbines: 58 Siemens Turbines
Type of Turbine: Siemens SWT- 3.0 - 101
- Total turbine tower height 89.5m
- Length of each blade: 50.5m
- Height to tip of blade: 140m
Location: The Cloosh Valley development is located approximately 6km south west of Oughterard, Co Galway
Co-ordinates: N 53 21 22.5 W 9 20 17.65
Community Fund: approx. €400,000 annually for the operational lifetime of the wind farm
Current Status: In Construction
For further information visit: SSE Ireland
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