Mainstream was established in Dublin, Ireland in 2008. It has built two wind farms; the Knockaneden wind farm (9 megawatts) in County Kerry and the Carrickeeny wind farm (8 megawatts) in County Leitrim. Mainstream operates the Carrickeeny wind farm in County Leitrim which is owned by IKEA. The Raragh wind farm (11.5 megawatts) in County Cavan is currently in development.
Mainstream has been approved by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007 for “Activities including and associated with corporate governance of wind and solar projects. The project management of the development, construction and operation of wind projects in Ireland.” Lloyd’s Register QA Certificate.
Mainstream is committed to the communities where our wind farms are hosted. At each anniversary of commercial operation date, community groups including schools, sports clubs, and not-for-profit associations are invited to apply for a portion of community funds. Awards are made based on proximity to the wind farm, if the group is involved in a sustainable energy development and, the value that group brings to the community.
Call for Applications: Carrickeeny Wind Farm Community Fund – Co. Leitrim
Carrickeeny wind plant issues its yearly community fund to local community not-for-profit groups. The 2017 fund is now closed for applications. Successful applicants will be informed in due course.