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RES has already successfully developed 15 projects in Northern Ireland. Here are a few examples of some of our projects in Northern Ireland;

Curryfree Wind Farm

Location County L'Derry, Northern Ireland curryfree.jpg
Number of Turbines 6
Turbine Rating 2.5 MW
Total Installed Capacity 15 MW
Developer RES
Owner / Operator ESB
Construction Contractor RES

In 2008 RES was granted planning permission to develop a 6 turbine wind farm at Curryfree, south of Drumahoe and north of Donemana, Co. L'Derry.

RES began constructing the wind farm in August 2010 and it began operating in summer 2011.

Lough Hill Wind Farm


Location County Tyrone, Northern Ireland Lough-Hil.jpg
Number of Turbines 6
Turbine Type Siemens
Turbine Rating 1.3 MW
Total Installed Capacity 7.8 MW
Developer RES and B9 Energy Services
Owner / Operator RES
Construction Contractor RES
Year of Operation 2007


Lough Hill Wind Farm, near Drumquin Co Tyrone, began generating in July 2007. The wind farm was designed and built by RES, using local contractors, and is owned by RES.

RES ran a competition for local schools to choose names for the 6 turbines. The winning entries: Airagon, Power Tower, Big Gusty, Knots to Watts, Wilbur and Joe Power, were entered by pupils from Castlederg High School, St. Eugene's High School Castlederg, St. John's Business and Enterprise College Dromore and St. Mary's College Irvinestown.

Gruig Wind Farm

Location County Antrim, Northern Ireland gruig.jpg
Number of Turbines 10
Turbine Type Nordex N80
Turbine Rating 2.5 MW
Total Installed Capacity 25 MW
Developer RES
Owner / Operator Glenmont Partners/RES & B9
Construction Contractor RES
Year of Operation 2009

The 10 turbine Gruig Wind Farm, near Loughgiel, Co. Antrim, began generating in April 2009. The wind farm is adjacent to the existing wind farm at Corkey, which was also developed and built by the RES Group, in 1994.

Gruig is located 3km east of Corkey village, 5km southeast of Loughgiel and 6km east of Cloughmills. The project was built by RES, along with subcontractors drawn from the local and wider markets for the civil and electrical works.

Photography by Esler Crawford Photography