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Curraduff Lower Solar Farm

Site Name

Curraduff Lower Solar Farm


5 MW

Comissioning Date


Site Overview

Located in Co. Cork, Curraduff Lower Solar Farm is being developed within the townland of Curraduff. The site is approximately 1.8 km from Newmarket which lies northeast of the site. The site itself is of moderate grade agricultural value, with improved grassland used for the grazing of livestock. The Solar Farm will be situated on shallow sloping agricultural land at an approximate elevation of 190-220m AOD.

A planning appeal for this site is currently with An Bord Pleanala The currrent planning application 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 Glenlara 110kV or Newmarket 38kV substation, both of which are local to the site.

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


tons CO2 emission saved per annum


homes powered per annum


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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