Wind Farming

Renewable wind energy is an important industry in Co. Donegal. Ireland's largest windfarm at Meenadreen in south Donegal has officially started supplying power to homes and businesses across the country.
Energia's 95MW windfarm contains 38 turbines and is capable of producing enough electricity to power 50,000 homes (


Cark Wind Farm, Cark Mountain, Co. Donegal
© B9 Energy Services Ltd.

The major wind farms in Co. Donegal are:

  • Meenadreen
  • Barnesmore
  • Cark
  • Meenderrygamph in Gweedore
  • Crockahenny
  • Drumlough Hill
  • Finn Valley , Culliagh Mountain

The wind farms in Co. Donegal contribute to 1% of the national total of renewable energy.

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