Bessy Bell 1 and 2

Bessy Bell is an onshore wind farm northwest of Omagh, County Tyrone, operating at a capacity of 14MW.

Bessy Bell is an onshore wind farm northwest of Omagh, County Tyrone, operating at a capacity of 14MW.

The wind farm consists of 16 turbines, 10 with a rating of 500KW and 6 with a rating of 1.5MW. Phase 1 of the site has been generating energy since 1995, with phase II generating energy since October of 2008.

The wind farm can power around 12,000 homes and mitigate around 11,500 tonnes of harmful carbon dioxide per annum.

About Bessy Bell wind farm
OwnershipSSE Renewables
LocationCounty Tyrone
MW capacity14
Number of turbines16
Year site became operational1995/2008
Lifetime community funds valueThe Bessy Bell Wind Farm Community Fund launched in 2009. So far over £235,000 has been presented to local groups around the wind farms.
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: anne.reynolds@sse.com

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

Wind Farm Operating Team – E: clo@sse.com || T: 028 90 339 154
^Total annual homes powered quoted based on installed capacity, typical onshore wind load factor of 32%, typical annual consumption (3,200kWh). *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 UR in its Fuel Mix Disclosure and CO2 Emissions for 2018, September 2019.