Clogheravaddy Wind Farm

Client

Saporito Wind

Location

Clogheravaddy, Co, Donegal

Involvement

2006 – 2008

Description

This scheme comprises a 9.2 Megawatt (MW) wind farm (four 2.3 MW wind turbines with a hub height of 64 metres and a blade diameter of 71 metres) on a c 9.3 hectare site at Clogheravaddy, Co. Donegal.
The site is located in the townland of Clogheravaddy c. 12km north west of Donegal town, on the northern foothills of Killin Hill. The western edge of the Blue Stack Mountains, which consists of several peaks including Binbane, Cloghmeen Hill, Canrnaween Silver Hill, and Lavagh More, lies to the north-east.

Our Role

Gavin Lawlor led the team responsible for the preparation of the planning application documentation and the EIS that accompanied the application. Tom Phillips + Associates (TPA) subsequently prepared the response to a third party appeal against the decision of the planning authority to grant planning permission.

Planning Outcome

An Bord Pleanála granted planning permission in October 2008. (PL05.226520.)