Kilcummer Upper Solar Farm

Site Name

Kilcummer Upper Solar Farm

Capacity

13 MW

Comissioning Date

Q2 2021

Site Overview

Located in Co. Cork, Kilcummer Upper Solar Farm is being developed within the townland of Kilcummer Upper. The site is approximately 2.5 km from Castletownroche which lies northwest of the site. The site itself is of moderate grade agricultural value, with arable land used for the production of arable crops. The Solar Farm will be situated on shallow sloping agricultural land at an approximate elevation of 60-68m AOD.

Planning permission for this site was granted by Cork County Council in 2017 and includes for 27 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 Castletownroche 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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6,050

tons CO2 emission saved per annum

2,980

homes powered per annum

12,530

MWh annual production

13 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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