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Meentycat Windfarm

  • Project Type Wind
  • Client Airtricity
  • Company Involvement The Meentycat Windfarm project was awarded to Roadbridge in January 2004. Roadbridge performed the role of EPC Contractor
  • Form of Contract Design & Build Contract
  • Dates February 2004 – March 2005
  • Location Co. Donegal, Ireland

The Project consisted of 38 Wind Turbine Generators located in Donegal, producing a Gross Power Output of 75 MW.  At the time of construction Meentycat was the largest land based Windfarm in Ireland.

Key Features

  • Upgrade of existing public roads
  • 400,000 m³ excavation of peat
  • 22km of 6m wide road and 38 no. hard stand areas construction in peat, all roads and hardstands dug to solid stratum
  • Excavation and construction of bases for 38 no. wind turbines and associated transformer bases
  • 13,500m³ of structural concrete
  • Electrical installation of 38 transformers and over 70km of electrical cabling
  • Accommodation works, fencing and other ancillary works.