ESB plans first windfarm for North

The ESB is expanding its green energy portfolio, with plans to build its first windfarm in the North at a cost of €40 million.

14th June, 2008

The ESB is expanding its green energy portfolio, with plans to build its first windfarm in the North at a cost of €40 million.

ESB International (ESBI) will start construction on the development on farmland at Crockagarran near Sixmilecross, Co Tyrone, within months. Planning permission and grid connection have been secured for the windfarm, which will supply 18megawatts of electricity from six large wind-turbine generators.

By 2010, it aims to be generating enough electricity to...

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