Ronald Hughes Renewable Energy


Name: Ronald Hughes Renewable Energy
Location: Newtownhamilton
County: Armagh
Total Cost: £ 10,000.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : SOAR
Duration: 18 months


The applicant is seeking to improve the farm income in a sustainable way and applied to SOAR to carry out a feasibility study for a hydro scheme.  Initial site surveys have identified 1 potential site. The applicant is proposing to supply electricity to the national grid through a metred connection.


Feasibility study including: 

  • flora and fauna assessment
  • planning preparation
  • feasibility study
  • Business plan

 Project Objectives:

  • To carry out a feasibility study for 1no. renewable proposals ie hydro
  • Prepare required documents for planning application
  • If successful – make application to SOAR for implementation of project going forward