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.

Capacity: 169MW

Homes powered Annually: Approximately 84,000 homes

Energy Produced:

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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