Richfield Wind Farm is located near Bridgetown in Co. Wexford.
January 2023 - SSE Renewables is proposing to develop a c.21MWp solar PV array (solar farm) and c.10MW/2hr battery energy storage system (BESS) facility on lands near the existing 18 turbine Richfield Wind Farm in County Wexford.
To find out more about the proposals, please click here.
The 27MW Richfield wind farm comprises 18 turbines and entered commercial operation in 2006. Richfield Wind Farm can power almost 18,000 homes and help abate almost 22,000 tonnes of harmful carbon dioxide per annum.
|About Richfield wind farm|
|Number of turbines||18|
|Year site became operational||2006|
|Lifetime community funds value||The Richfield Community Fund launched in 2007. So far around €334,000 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.