Meentycat Wind Farm is located in the Cark mountains north of Ballybofey in County Donegal and has a total generation capacity of 88.5MW.

It comprises the 72.4MW, 38 turbine phase 1 wind farm which was commissioned in 2004, as well as its 9.2MW, four turbine Cark and 6.9MW, three turbine Meenbog extensions which were both commissioned in 2009. Meentycat Wind Farm can power almost 58,500 homes and help abate over 72,000 tonnes of harmful carbon dioxide per annum.

About Meentycat wind farm
OwnershipSSE Renewables
LocationCounty Donegal
MW capacity88.5
Number of turbines45
Year site became operational2004
Lifetime community funds valueThe Meentycat Community Fund launched in 2005. So far over €1.2m has been presented to groups around the wind farm.
ContactWe are here to answer your queries. Please get in contact with us using the details below, and our team will respond to you within two working days.

Community Fund Development Officer –
E: [email protected]

If your query relates to the operation of the wind farm, please contact:

Wind Farm Operating Team –
E: [email protected] / T: +353 (0)1 655 6888

^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.