FuturEnergy Ireland and ART Generation have come together to form Springfield Renewables Ltd and co-develop a renewable energy project near Mullinavat in Co. Kilkenny.

Castlebanny Wind Farm has received a positive planning grant from An Bord Pleanála.
View the planning application here
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About us

Springfield Renewables is a company owned by FuturEnergy Ireland and ART Generation.

FuturEnergy Ireland is a joint venture company owned on a 50:50 basis by Coillte and ESB that launched in November 2021. By combining the assets and expertise of these two leading commercial semi-state companies, FuturEnergy Ireland is strongly positioned to tackle climate change and improve energy security on behalf of the people of Ireland. Our ambition is to develop 1GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030.

ART Generation is an Irish renewable development company founded in 2002. The company has developed a substantial portfolio in excess of 20 onshore wind farms in Ireland and operates a number of wind farms.
It has a large portfolio of Tier 1 onshore and offshore wind farm projects at various stages of development.

Site study area

The wind farm site is located near Mullinavat in Co. Kilkenny.

The Stats

21

Turbines

€7.5m

Community Benefit Fund

3.7m

Tonnes of carbon emissions saved

70,000

Homes powered annually

Calculations based on the project being constructed as proposed and operational for 30 years, with a Community Benefit Fund for the first 15 years, based on average household use of 4.2MWh of electricity per year 

Timeline

Castlebanny Wind Farm has received a positive planning grant from An Bord Pleanála. The project will now engage with EirGrid to apply for access to the national grid system.

Your Community Liaison Officer Shane Lowry will be available throughout the pre-construction phase to discuss any queries or concerns.