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.
In May 2017 Bord na Móna received planning permission for the Cloncreen Wind Farm.
Construction of the wind farm started in Summer 2020, and is due to enter commercial operation in quarter four 2022.
We are developing the wind farm on Cloncreen bog located in Co. Offaly.
Bord na Móna has conducted a detailed site selection exercise to identify the optimal site for the development of a large-scale wind energy project.
We are committed to keeping the local community informed about the project with regular updates, information about public events and newsletters.
Queries and FAQs
We understand that you will have questions about the wind farm and have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions.