About Us

Cordal Wind Farm is a 89.6 megawatt Wind Farm located between the villages of Cordal, Co Kerry and Ballydesmond, Co Cork, Ireland and is located in a remote upland region, much of the site is a forested area.

Comprising of 28 GE 3.2 Megawatt turbines. Cordal Wind Farm generates almost 300 GWh of green electricity per year – enough to power at least 75,000 energy efficient homes. This would result in savings of approximately 225,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. Source:(http://www.iwea.ie/index.cfm/page/iweafactsvideo)

Cordal Wind Farm was energised in 2017 via the onsite 110kV Cordal Substation and a 9.5km underground cable to the ESB Ballynahulla 220kv substation. The wind farm is fully operational since 2018.

Wind energy is currently the largest contributing resource of renewable energy in Ireland. In 2018 Wind provided 85% of Ireland’s renewable electricity and 30% of our total electricity demand. It is the second greatest source of electricity generation in Ireland after natural gas. Ireland is one of the leading countries in its use of wind energy and 3rd place worldwide in 2018, by proportion of electricity demand, after Denmark and Uruguay.  Source: (https://www.seai.ie/sustainable-solutions/renewable-energy/wind-energy/)

Community Benefit

Cordal Wind Farm has a community benefit fund open to all community groups within a 20k radius of the wind farm. Application forms can be requested using the contact us section or from the postal address provided.