Raheenleagh Wind Farm
The wind farm was a joint venture between Coillte and ESB. It is now equally owned by ESB and Greencoat Renewables. The wind farm was granted planning permission in 2012 and constructed on the Raheenleagh Forest, Co. Wicklow. It entered operation in November 2016.
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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