The 34MW 16 turbine Athea Wind Farm in West Limerick has been producing green energy since 2014.

The wind farm is located approximately 6km to the north of Abbeyfeale, close to the village of Athea.

Athea Wind Farm can power around 23,000 homes and mitigate around 28,000 tonnes of harmful carbon dioxide per annum.

About Athea wind farm
OwnershipSSE Renewables
LocationCounty Limerick
MW capacity34
Number of turbines16
Year site became operational2014


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^Total annual homes powered quoted based on installed capacity, typical onshore wind load factor of 32%, typical annual consumption (4,200kWh). *Quoted CO2 emissions abated based on typical annual MWh output and average CO2 Emissions in 2018 (0.291t/MWh) in the All-Island Single Electricity Market, and published by the CRU in its Fuel Mix Disclosure and CO2 Emissions for 2018, September 2019.