An Overview of Gweedore Windfarm

Gweedore Windfarm, also known as Cronalaght 2 windfarm, is an extension to the existing 8 turbines located at Meenderrygamph, Gweedore, North West Donegal.

Our History

The first Cronalaght windfarm was the brainchild of the late local man John Gillespie from Crolly. John had spent the early part of his career working in ESB, so he was very familiar with electricity generation. In 1992 Bord na Mona had opened the first windfarm.. Read more...

Community Benefits

Gineadoir Gaoithe Teo has over the last many years paid money to local schools and other community courses. The present IWEA ( Irish Wind Energy Association) Best Practise Guidelines states € 1,000 / MW installed, which in this case would have been € 5,000 per annum. Read more...

Our Plans

The late John Gillespie had plans for a long time to extend the Cronalaght windfarm; however, lack of grid capacity in the area had prevented this until now. Separate from the possible extension to Cronalaght windfarm, ESB Networks and Eirgrid have had very long standing.. Read more...

Information on Gweedore Windfarm

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Latest Updates

See below for updates on the Gweedore Windfarm project

Update July 2019

Since our last update, a lot of work has been carried out on the Gweedore wind farm project. In the first quarter of the year all five turbine foundations were poured. Three of these foundations Read more…

Local Donations

On Tuesday, 18/12/18, Gweedore Windfarm made a donation of €1000 to each of the five primary schools in the parish. A further €1000 was donated to both the local GAA club and to the ionad Read more…

Update November 2018

Construction is now well under way at Gweedore Wind Farm. Even though the best part of the summer weather was missed, the Autumn has been reasonable dry and good for carrying out civil works on Read more…

Contact Details

Project Address

Gweedore Windfarm Ltd

Crolly, Gweedore, Co. Donegal

Ireland

Project Email

info@gweedorewindfarm.com

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The Project Team

Below are the project team who are working on the Gweedore WIndfarm Extension Project