Raheenleagh Wind Farm is a 35.2MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Wicklow, Ireland. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2016. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Coillte Cuideachta Ghniomhaiochta Ainmnithe and ESB International. The project is co-owned by ESB International and Greencoat Renewables, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

The project generates 122,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 22,500 households.

The project has 79.5m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in November 2016.

Power purchase agreement

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

Contractors involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 11 units of SWT-3.2-108 turbines, each with 3.2MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 10 years.

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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.

About ESB International

ESB International Ltd (ESBI) a subsidiary of Electricity Supply Board is an utility service company that offers engineering and consulting services. The company’s activities include investments, generation, engineering, operation and maintenance, strategic consultancy, and carbon solutions. Its services portfolio include investments for the identification and development of combined cycle gas turbine technology, power generation investment opportunities, operation and maintenance services. ESB also provides power generation by means of commercial management, financial, commercial, strategic and technological consultancy to investors, developers and utilities and others. The company offers investments services for building, ownership, operations and maintenance of power stations. It operates in European energy market. ESBI is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.