Project

Seven Hills, Co. Roscommon

We are working with Galetech Energy Developments to develop a wind farm site in south Roscommon, near Dysart.

 

 

 

The proposed development consists of approximately 21 wind turbines with a typical output of 5-6 megawatts - enough to supply around 85,000 Irish households with renewable electricity every year.

The development will give rise to a range of benefits, including up to 100 construction jobs. It will also create permanent operation and maintenance roles, as well as ancillary functions.There will be a substantial community benefit fund to help support local community projects and ensure that residents benefit directly from the renewable energy development. The fund will be administered in accordance with Wind Energy Ireland (WEI - formerly IWEA) best practice and grants will be made available after one year of wind farm operation.

January update:  Work is underway on the final turbine layout, based on continuing SI works and community feedback to date. We will consult widely on the final design, which will be made available to view on this website. For further information, please call our freephone helpline: 1800 140 232.

November update:  Ground investigation works will start on site in November. These SI works will be carried out by specialist contractor, IGSL, working closely with planning and environmental consultants.  

Autumn update:  We have produced photomontages to provide a visual representation of what the wind farm would look like – based on the draft turbine layout.  Photomontages are available to view here.

View the draft site layout in more detail here.

Download a copy of our latest project brochure here.

 

 

FAQs

When can we see the planned wind farm layout?

We are now consulting the local community on the draft turbine layout, which you can view in more detail by clicking here  and using the zoom control. 

The draft plan is currently being reviewed and we will update and consult the community on the final site layout and make it available for public viewing on this website.

Anyone wishing to contact the project team should call the freephone number 1800140232 to request a call back from the team.

 

 

 

If you have any questions about the Seven Hills project, please contact the team:

Deirdre Keegan, Community Liaison Officer (CLO), Galetech Energy Developments

  • Email sevenhillswindfarm@galetechenergy.com
  • Telephone 087 1163 978

Malachy Magee, Community Engagement, Galetech Energy Developments

  • Email sevenhillswindfarm@galetechenergy.com
  • Telephone 087 669 0803

Rosy Billingham, Community Liaison Officer (CLO), Energia Renewables

  • Email clo@energia.ie
  • Telephone 048 90 685992

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