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January 25, 2022

Yellow River Wind Project, Ireland

By Carmen

Yellow River Wind Project is a 105MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Leinster, Ireland. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 105 105 Permitting Leinster, Ireland Green Wind Energy; SSE Renewables (Ireland)


The project is being developed by Green Wind Energy and SSE Renewables (Ireland). The project is currently owned by SSE Renewables (Ireland) with a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to generate 252,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 2,476.574 households. The project is expected to offset 80,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $136m.

The wind power project consists of 29 turbines.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

About Green Wind Energy

Green Wind Energy A/S is a Denmark based renewable energy company operates through two business units namely, Green Wind A/S and Green Wind Renewables A/S. Moreover, Green Wind A/S provides finance and investment products in the renewable energy field. It is engaged in development, installation and operation of wind farms and projects through a subsidiary, GW Energi A/S. Furthermore, the company operates its wind farms in Germany, Ireland and focuses on the Europe market. It is headquartered at in Kobenhavn, Denmark.

About SSE Renewables (Ireland)

SSE Renewables (Ireland) Ltd develops, owns and operates energy and related infrastructure, and provides related services. The company generates, transmits, distributes and supplies electricity, and produces, stores, distributes and supplies gas. It is headquartered in Ireland.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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