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Gaelectric gets green light for new wind farms n Antrim

Published 07/04/2014

The renewable energy and energy storage group Gaelectric, has secured full planning approval for a 9.2MW wind farm in Cloonty and a 5.4MW wind farm at Corby Knowe, both of which are located in Co Antrim.

Over 20 full-time and part-time construction jobs will be created and £13m invested in the Cloonty development, which is located south of Bushmills.

The wind farm will consist of four wind turbines with a maximum blade tip height of 110m.

Once operational, the Cloonty site will produce electricity equivalent to the demand of approximately over 5,200 homes. Gaelectric officially opened its first Ireland windfarm in May 2013.

Belfast Telegraph

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