Barranafaddock Sustainable Electricity has seen a High Court ruling restricting the operation of a number of wind turbines at the Ballyduff and Araglin Barranafaddock Wind Farm, overturned in the Court of Appeal.

In 2019, the High Court ordered that nine of the twelve wind turbines on the farm between Ballyduff and Araglin be ‘put on standby’ as it was ruled at the time that the turbines were in breach of an EU directive on environmental impact assessments.

Several residents living in the vicinity of the wind farm brought the case to the High Court due to a deviation from the permitted blade length of 45 metres (90 metres diameter) to the constructed blade length of 51.5 metres (103 metre diameter).

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