2014 was another strong year for wind energy in Ireland

Last year was another strong year for wind energy in Ireland, with the sector delivering €350m of vital investment, while helping us reduce our dependency on foreign fossil fuels and securing our clean energy future by meeting 19% of our overall electricity demand in 2014. Ireland is in a uniquely fortunate position. We have one … Continue reading 2014 was another strong year for wind energy in Ireland

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Wind power in Ireland: permission granted for 400 wind turbines

Given that the Irish Wind Energy Association estimates there are currently 1,800 wind turbines operating around the county, the figures indicate the rate at which wind turbines are becoming a feature of the Irish landscape.   An analysis of wind power and wind turbine cases, conducted by ABP, shows permission was granted for 412 individual … Continue reading Wind power in Ireland: permission granted for 400 wind turbines

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Wind energy in China: Vestas wind turbines for a 74 MW wind farm

Jianshui Suntien Wind Power Energy Co., Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of Hebei Construction & Investment Group Co., Ltd. has placed a 74 MW order for the Yunnan Jianshui Qikeshu wind farm in the Yunnan province of China.   The firm and unconditional order comprises the supply and installation of 37 units of the V100-2.0 … Continue reading Wind energy in China: Vestas wind turbines for a 74 MW wind farm

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions its first wind power plant in South Africa with Vestas wind turbines

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the commissioning of the Grassridge wind farm in South Africa by InnoWind, its local subsidiary. This wind farm, which has an installed capacity of over 60 MW, is the first of the group to be developed, built and operated on the African continent.   Located in the Nelson Mandela Bay … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions its first wind power plant in South Africa with Vestas wind turbines

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Renewable Energy investment in India

Clean energy investments in India jumped to $7.9bn in 2014, helping the country maintain its position as the 7th largest clean energy investor in the world. The upswing was driven by the newly installed government elected in May 2014 which supports clean energy reforms. The numbers, just released by research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance, … Continue reading Renewable Energy investment in India

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