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.

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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