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What would Coole Wind Farm consist of?

Coole Wind Farm at a glance:

  • The project would supply renewable electricity to the Irish Electricity Grid System for use in Ireland
  •  With an output of up to 50MW, this proposal would have the capacity to power 32,000 houses
  •  It will comprise of up to 13 wind turbines
  • The maximum tip height will be 175m
  • There will be an onsite substation located adjacent to the R396 near the proposed site entrance
  • All cabling will be placed underground
  • We have worked to maximise the setback distance to dwelling houses
  • Associated works will include access tracks, turbine foundations and hardstanding areas, a local borrow pit, drainage works, temporary site compound, underground electrical and communications cables between turbines and an underground cable to connect the proposed project to the existing Mullingar 110kV substation
  • Rates payments of up to €300,000 per annum payable to Westmeath County Council
  • Local roads will be upgraded
  • There will be approximately 75 jobs created during the construction, operation and maintenance phases of the proposed project
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