Grousemount Windfarm, Ireland

Project Name

Grousemount Windfarm, Ireland


Kerry Wind Power Ltd.

Main Contractor:

PJ Careys


Grousemount 114MV Windfarm


Kerry, Ireland




Power and Renewables


HV/MV Services


Kirby were awarded the Electrical Balance of Plant (EBoP) works associated with the Grousemount Windfarm development which consisted of: Contestable EPC of Coomataggart 110/38kV substation, EPC of Grousemount 110 / 33kV IPP substation and EPC of the 33kV Windfarm radial system.

Kirby carried out all civil (Substations only) and electrical work, including design, procurement, installation/erection, testing and commissioning associated with the Windfarm EBoP.
Grousemount 114MW Windfarm is the largest single grid connected Windfarm on the island of Ireland, all works were completed on time to an extremely high standard.


Kirby scope of works included the design and build of electrical and civils/building works.

• Primary Equipment Transmission Connection
• Primary Equipment Distribution Connection
• Earthing & Bonding
• Control & Protection System
• MV Cable Connection System
• Fibre Network
• Substation OHL Busbar
• Transmission Underground Cables
• Distribution Underground Cables
• DC Battery Systems
• Generator
• General & Emergency Lighting
• General Service Power
• Mechanical Plant Service Power
• Fire Detection & Alarm
• Access Control, Intruder & CCTV
• Voice & Data Distribution
• Lightning Protection
• SCADA Room Air-Con Systems
• SF6 Extraction Systems

Installed plant items included 6 no. distribution boards, 35 no. control and protection panels, 3 no. battery systems, 2 no. grid transformers, 1 no. ASC transformer, 2 no. HoT’s, 43 no. 110kV AIS, 7 no. 38kV GIS, 10 no. 33kV.

The total project meterage consisted of 288km of cable, 144 sets of joints/terminations.

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