Slieve Kirk is an 82.8MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Northern Ireland, the UK. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in November 2011. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed by RES UK & Ireland and SSE Renewables. The project is currently owned by SSE Renewables with a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to generate 200,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 65,000 households. The project is expected to offset 60,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Slieve Kirk (Slieve Kirk III) consists of 4 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

The Slieve Kirk (Slieve Kirk I), will have 68.3m high towers.

The Slieve Kirk (Slieve Kirk III), will have 68.3m high towers.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in November 2011.

Contractors involved

Slieve Kirk (Slieve Kirk I) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-2.3-82 turbines. The phase consists of 12 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Slieve Kirk (Slieve Kirk IIA) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 8 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Slieve Kirk (Slieve Kirk IIB) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 12 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

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About RES UK & Ireland

RES UK & Ireland Ltd. is a alternative energy services providing company engaged in development and comnstruction of wind farms. The company is based in UK.

About SSE Renewables

SSE Renewables Ltd is a Alternative Energy company that operate onshore and offshore wind farms. The company is Headquartered in Perth, Scotland, The U.K.

This content was updated on 1 January 1970

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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.