Tournafulla Wind Farm - Phase 1
Client: Airtricity
Engineer: PH McCarthy (Design and Build)
Architect:
Value: c. €7.5 M
Period: May 2006 - Feb 2008

Description:

SIAC is responsible for the design and construction of Tournafulla Windfarm. The project is being developed in two stages; Phase 1 was constructed in 2006 and was successfully commissioned and 'handed over' in February 2007. Phase 2 is currently under construction and 'hand over' is expected in 2008.

In essence, the project involves the design and construction of the Civil and Electrical infrastructure necessary to accommodate 18 1.5NW Wind Turbines including turbine foundations, 7km of site access roads, crane hardstands, 10km of ducting and the construction of a 38kV Electrical Sub-station.

Phase 1:
Design and build of 7.5mw phase of Windfarm including all access roads, crane hardstands 5 turbine bases and substation building and compound.
Phase 2:
Design and build of remaining 19.5mw phase of Windfarm including all access roads, crane hardstandings 13 turbine bases and necessary upgrading of the substation.