Ballymackesy East Solar Farm

Site Name

Ballymackesy East Solar Farm

Capacity

5 MW

Comissioning Date

Q2 2021

Site Overview

Located in Co. Wexford, Ballymackesy East Solar Farm is being developed within the townland of Ballymackesy. The site is approximately 2km from the village of Clonroche which lies west of the site. The site itself is a working farm of moderate grade agricultural value, generally made up of tillage land. The Solar Farm will be situated on shallow sloping agricultural land currently used for arable farming at an approximate elevation of 35-50m AOD.

Planning permission for this site was granted by Wexford County Council in 2016 and includes for 15 No. Conditions. The grant includes for include one single storey electrical substation building, electrical transformer/inverter station modules, solar PV panels ground mounted on steel support structures, access roads, fencing and associated electrical cabling, ducting and ancillary infrastructure.

The site is proximate to existing electrical infrastructure and the current grid connection point is projected as the Clonroche 38kV substation local to the site.

This solar farm is being developed by Highfield Energy as part of our broader commitment to a sustainable future.

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2,330

tons CO2 emission saved per annum

1,150

homes powered per annum

4,820

MWh annual production

5 MW

installed capacity

Our Partners

Our Irish solar PV development company, Highfield Solar Ltd, is a joint venture between Highfield Energy Ltd, ib vogt GmBH and Aura Power Ltd. 

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