The purpose of this website is to inform the local community of the proposed wind farm development at Farranrory, The Commons, Co. Tipperary. The proposed wind farm is being promoted by ART Generation Ltd. ART Generation Ltd. are a well-established developer experienced in the development, construction and operation of wind farm projects throughout Ireland. It most recently developed three wind farms in Tullaroan, Kilmanagh and Ballysloe in Co. Kilkenny & Co Tipperary respectively. They have a portfolio of operational renewable energy projects throughout Ireland, including Foyle Windfarm in Co. Kilkenny.
Farranrory Wind Farm has the potential to bring significant positive benefits to its local communities. The project will support sustainable local employment, it will contribute annual rates to the local authority and it will provide opportunity for local community investment in the project in line with the new Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS).
Establishing a community fund that will be administered by a management committee. The management committee will have responsibility for managing the fund and will support local projects, clubs, schools, a parish fund, education grants, tourism projects, sports clubs, benevolent funds and efficiency programmes.
Supporting Rural Development. The participation by groups of landowners in wind farm projects is a form of rural diversification that can help increase farm incomes. Local services, suppliers and products will be used where possible during the construction and operation of this wind farm.