Meenadreen is a 98.4MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Donegal, Ireland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 98.4 98.4 Active Donegal, Ireland Coillte Cuideachta Ghniomhaiochta Ainmnithe; Eco Wind Power; Energia Renewables; Viridian Resources


The project was developed by Coillte Cuideachta Ghniomhaiochta Ainmnithe, Eco Wind Power, Energia Renewables and Viridian Resources. Coillte Cuideachta Ghniomhaiochta Ainmnithe, Eco Wind Power, Energia Renewables and Neoen are currently owning the project.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in May 2003.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to EirGrid under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Meenadreen (Meenadreen I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V52-850 kW turbines. The phase consists of 4 turbines with 0.85MW nameplate capacity.

Meenadreen (Meenadreen ll) is equipped with Nordex N90 (2.5 MW) turbines. The phase consists of 38 turbines with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.

Nordex is the O&M contractor for the Meenadreen (Meenadreen ll) for a period of 15 years.

About Coillte Cuideachta Ghniomhaiochta Ainmnithe

Coillte Cuideachta Ghniomhaiochta Ainmnithe (Coillte) is a commercial service company that provides services in forestry, land based businesses, renewable energy and panel products. The company provides panel products includes coillte panel products, medite, smartply and medite tricoya products, among others. It offers management of forests to deliver social, economic environmental benefits. Coillte provides services includes log sales, farm forestry services, plant sales, laboratory services, and also venturing in land sales and development, telecommunications and renewable energy, among others. The company offers recreation opportunities, protects cultural heritage and improves water quality, among others. It provides forestry business includes log sales and forestry services. The company caters in Newtownmountkennedy, Castle troy, Mullingar, Santry, Castle island, Portlaoise, Oran, Boyle, Ballybofey, Cahir and Enniscorthy, Ireland. Coillte is headquartered in Newtownmountkennedy, Ireland.


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