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The Castlepook Wind Farm is a joint venture between ESB and Coillte and will be constructed in the Ballyhoura Forest in Co. Cork. This joint venture between ESB and Coillte is an equal partnership.

The Castlepook Wind Farm development which was granted planning permission by An Bord Pleanála in 2013 and comprises of 14 wind turbines. Each wind turbine will have an overall maximum height dimension of 126 meters. The wind farm will have a capacity to produce electricity which will supply the equivalent of approximately 17,000 households. The wind farm will connect to the existing electricity distribution system at Charleville via an underground 38kV cable that will be installed as part of the wind farm construction works.