Raheenleagh Wind Farm

The wind farm is a joint venture between Coillte and ESB and has been constructed on the Raheenleagh Forest, Co. Wicklow. The wind farm was granted planning permission in 2012 and began construction in early June 2015 and entered operation in November 2016.

Capacity: 35.2MW

Homes powered Annually: Approximately 22,500 homes

Energy Produced: 122,000 MWh

Number of Turbines: 11 Siemens turbines

Type of Turbine: Siemens SWT- 3.2 - 108

  • Total turbine tower height 79m
  • Length of each blade: 53m
  • Height to tip of blade: 133m

Location: The Raheenleagh wind farm site is located in Co. Wicklow approximately 8 km west of Arklow

Co-ordinates: 52°46'54.8"N 6°17'30.9"W

Community Fund: Approx. €53,000 annually for the operational lifetime of the wind farm

Current Status: Operational

For further information please go to: www.raheenleaghwindfarm.ie

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