Taurbeg Windfarm, Cork

Wind power is making an increasingly important contribution to Ireland’s electricity production, and currently meets around 25% of the Republic’s electricity demand. Dornan has extensive experience in this sector, including installing the substation and switchyard at this 11-turbine farm in County Cork, with a combined installed capacity of 25MW.

Scope of work

  • Civil design for substation and compound
  • Electrical design for substation and compound
  • Installation of 20KV & 38KV switchgear
  • 30MVA transformer
  • Controls and PCP panel
  • LV switchgear, LV generator, lighting and power
  • Fire alarm and intruder alarm
  • Earthing
  • Commissioning