Located between Ballyvourney and Millstreet in north County Cork, the eight turbine Curragh Wind Farm has an installed capacity of 18.4MW. The wind farm became fully operational in 2009.

Curragh Wind Farm can power over 12,000 homes and help abate almost 15,000 tonnes of harmful carbon dioxide per annum.

About Curragh wind farm
OwnershipSSE Renewables
LocationCounty Cork
MW capacity18.4
Number of turbines8
Year site became operational2009
Lifetime community funds valueThe Curragh Community Fund launched in 2010 and is presented annually alongside the community fund for the nearby Coomacheo wind farm. So far almost €1.3 million has been presented to groups around the wind farms.

The Curragh Community Fund launched in [ ]. So far around [€ ] has been presented to groups around the wind farm.


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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.