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Cloonascragh Energy Storage Facility

Site Name

Cloonascragh Energy Storage Facility

Maximum Export Capacity

75 MW

Comissioning Date

Q3 2022

Located in Co. Galway, Cloonascragh Energy Storage Facility is located within the townland of Cloonascragh. The site is approximately 3.5km from Tuam which lies north of the site. The site itself is of moderate grade agricultural value, consisting grassland used for the grazing of livestock. The facility will be situated on shallow sloping agricultural land at an approximate elevation of 35-40m AOD.

A planning application for this site is currently being prepared for resubmission with Galway County Council. The application will include for one single storey electrical substation building and electrical compound, electrical transformer/inverter station modules, containerised battery storage modules on concrete support structures, access tracks, associated electrical ducting, cable racking and cabling, security fencing and CCTV security monitoring system, lightning protection poles, communications equipment and ancillary infrastructure.

The site is proximate to existing electrical infrastructure and the current grid connection point is projected as the Cloon 110kV substation.

This energy storage facility is being co-developed by Highfield Energy as part of our broader commitment to a sustainable future.

Site Overview

75 MW

maximum export capacity

68 MWh

approximate capacity

Our Partners

Our Irish Energy Storage development company, Highfield Storage Ltd, is a joint venture between Highfield Energy Ltd and Aura Power Ltd. 

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