Carrane Hill Wind Farm

Carrane Hill Wind Farm lies within Carrownadargny townland close to Geevagh, approximately 20km to the South East of Sligo town in Co. Sligo. The Wind Farm has a mean elevation of around 430 meters and an average wind speed at hub height of around 9 meters/second. The site is surrounded by commercial forestry to the west and north east.

Carrane Hill Wind Farm consists of four Gamesa G52 turbines and was constructed over the summer of 2006. It was commissioned and commenced generation in November 2006 under an Alternative Energy Requirement VI power contract. Carrane Hill was officially opened in July 2007 by the late Mr. Brendan Mc Williams with a blessing by local parish priests Fr. Alwell and Fr. Cullen.

Project Summary
Consented Number of Turbines 4
Consented MW 3.4MW
Commissioning Date 2006
Current Owner ESB Wind Development Ltd