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Galway Wind Park – Ireland’s largest wind farm enters commercial operation

SSE and Coillte’s 169MW Galway Wind Park can power every home in Galway and will offset over 220,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions.  The 169MW Galway Wind Park, co-developed by SSE and Coillte in Connemara’s Cloosh Valley, has entered commercial operation and is now Ireland’s largest and best performing wind farm, generating more green energy than &hellip

Castlepook Wind Farm sponsor 2017 Cross Country (XC) Marathon Championships

Castlepook Wind Farm (a joint ESB Coillte project) was one of the sponsors of the 2017 Cross Country (XC) Marathon Championships which took place on Sunday 24th September last. The event was organised by Team Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Club. The Ballyhoura Mountains are located on the Limerick /Cork border, here, the Coillte forest is also &hellip

Raheenleagh Wind Farm hosts Arklow Cancer Support Group

Wind Farm Community Funding facilitated upgrade of Group’s car to transport patients to therapies in Dublin Arklow Cancer Support Group have recently upgraded their car – used daily to transport patients for therapies in Dublin – with the help of community funding from Raheenleagh Wind Farm. The voluntary organisation used the car, a Skoda Octavia, &hellip

Galway Wind Park named Green Project of the Year at Irish Construction Industry Awards 2017

  The Galway Wind Park delivery team, consisting of SSE, Coillte and Roadbridge, bagged the prestigious Green Project of the Year Award at the 2017 Irish Construction Industry Awards last week. This is the project’s second Irish Construction Industry Award in as many years, having scooped the prize for Excellence in Sustainability last time out.  &hellip