Leitir Gungaid is a 44MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Galway, Ireland. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in August 2014. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Invis Energy. Invis Energy, Sojitz, KPIC Netherland and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40%, 29.28%, 24% and 6.72% respectively.

The project generates 134,400MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 30,000 households, offsetting 75,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in August 2014.

Contractors involved

Leitir Gungaid (Leitir Gungaid IA) is equipped with Enercon E-82 E2 / 2,300 kW turbines. The phase consists of 10 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Leitir Gungaid (Leitir Gungaid IB) is equipped with Enercon E-82 E3 / 3,000 kW turbines. The phase consists of 7 turbines with 3MW nameplate capacity.

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