The Wind Farm

The development of Cloncreen Wind Farm involves an investment by Bord na Móna of over €100m in low carbon electricity generation infrastructure in Co. Offaly.  The project will make a significant contribution to the achievement of Ireland’s 70% renewable electricity target by 2030. It is one of the largest projects to clear in the recent RESS auction.

Construction Community Benefit Fund 2021 is now open for applications

The Cloncreen Wind Farm has launched a Construction Community Benefit Fund to facilitate the support of local communities during the construction phase of the project. 

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For an update on the progress of the Cloncreen Wind Farm, please download the latest Cloncreen Project Newsletter here.

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The Wind Farm

The purpose of the Cloncreen Wind Farm is to generate renewable electricity for the domestic electricity market in Ireland.  Construction of the Cloncreen Wind Farm started in Summer 2020 , and the wind farm is due to enter commercial operation in quarter four 2022.

Community Benefits

We ensure that people living in the area benefit from the development of our wind farms by supporting communities through our various Community Benefits packages.

Communications

We are committed to continuing to keep local residents informed about the wind farm.

Compliance

Fulfilment of statutory and regulatory obligations is at the forefront of the Cloncreen project.

Wind Energy

Wind generated 32% of all electricity in Ireland in 2019, second only to natural gas.

Ireland has a national target to move to 70% renewable electricity by 2030.

In 2019, wind generated more than three times the energy in Ireland than that of coal, peat and oil combined.

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Visit a Wind Farm

If you would like to visit our Mountlucas Wind Farm, please contact us for a tour.