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Parkwind and ESB to develop two offshore wind power plants at Oriel and Clogherhead in Ireland

Parkwind and ESB have reached an agreement to kick-start the offshore wind energy generation industry in the Republic of Ireland through ESB’s acquisition of up to 35 per cent in the Oriel wind farm. The Oriel wind farm, located in the Irish Sea off the coast of Dundalk, has a capacity of up to 330 … Continue reading Parkwind and ESB to develop two offshore wind power plants at Oriel and Clogherhead in Ireland

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ESB acquires share of 353 MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

In a significant first step into offshore wind generation, ESB has announced that it has acquired a 12.5% shareholding in the 353MW Galloper Wind Farm from Macquarie Capital. The Galloper project is a 353 MW development located in the Outer Thames estuary, 30km off the coast of Suffolk, England. Supported under the UK renewable support … Continue reading ESB acquires share of 353 MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

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ESB awards Vestas four lifetime service contracts in Ireland

The service agreements cover 104 V52-850 kW turbines across four wind parks in Ireland and underline the continued trust in Vestas’ technology and service solutions. The contract renewal builds on a 15-year long collaborative relationship between Vestas and ESB and includes the wind parks: Black Banks, Carnsore, Derrybrien, and Mount Eagle. The four wind parks … Continue reading ESB awards Vestas four lifetime service contracts in Ireland

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ESB extends cooperation with Nordex in Ireland and UK

The Nordex Group has secured a new project order in Ireland in September this year. The manufacturer will supply and install turbines to the 33.1 MW “Castlepook” wind farm, jointly-owned and developed by Irish semi-state companies ESB (Electricity Supply Board) and Coillte. The project site is located in the Ballyhoura Forest in County Cork in … Continue reading ESB extends cooperation with Nordex in Ireland and UK

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ESB and Coillte reach financial deal on Cork wind farm

Located in the Ballyhoura Mountains in Co Cork, the 33.1 MW Castlepook Wind Farm will generate enough power for approximately 17,000 households annually. For Coillte it is the fourth wind farm project in the last 12 months, involving a total investment value of €400 million. Chief Executive Fergal Leamy said the business is well on … Continue reading ESB and Coillte reach financial deal on Cork wind farm

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Nordex past milestones in UK and Ireland

The second quarter saw Nordex achieve two significant milestones in UK and Ireland: ESB engaged the manufacturer to install five turbines for the “Crockdun” wind farm, taking Nordex past the 2 GW sold mark. In addition, with the commissioning of the “Moy” wind farm for Eneco, Nordex passed the 1.5 GW mark of installed capacity. … Continue reading Nordex past milestones in UK and Ireland

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Nordex to build 20 Megawatt onshore wind farm in Ireland for ESB

The Nordex Group has received a further order from its Irish customer ESB International, Dublin. In the follow-up “Woodhouse” project, Nordex will be installing a 20-MW wind farm comprising five N100/2500 and three N90/2500 turbines. As a result, Nordex will be covering the local strong to mid wind conditions to optimum effect. Also included is … Continue reading Nordex to build 20 Megawatt onshore wind farm in Ireland for ESB

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IBM and ESB deliver smart charging system for electric vehicles

The system will manage and support the 1,000 charging points throughout the country. Electric vehicle (EV) users have an RFID card that allows them to use the charging systems. The charging points, whether home, street or service station units, are SIM card equipped for mobile network communications. The charge points can then ensure that the … Continue reading IBM and ESB deliver smart charging system for electric vehicles

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