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RWE targets up to 1.5 billion Euros gross investments by 2030 to help deliver Ireland’s net zero ambitions

RWE, a global leader in renewable energy with a clear ambition to be carbon neutral by 2040, is committed to investing €50 billion gross through to 2030 to expand its powerful and green generation capacity to 50 gigawatts, with up to €1.5 billion gross already earmarked for Ireland through current projects being developed. The company … Continue reading RWE targets up to 1.5 billion Euros gross investments by 2030 to help deliver Ireland’s net zero ambitions

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Ørsted enters into pPA with Johnson & Johnson in Ireland and the US

Johnson & Johnson and Ørsted have signed two power purchase agreements (PPAs). Johnson & Johnson will purchase energy from Sparta Solar in Texas, US, and from the two onshore wind farms Kilgarvan and Booltiagh 1 in Ireland. Johnson & Johnson has signed two PPAs with Ørsted to offtake power from Sparta Solar in Texas in … Continue reading Ørsted enters into pPA with Johnson & Johnson in Ireland and the US

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Shell to buy 51% stake in Western Star venture’s floating wind farm

Shell has signed an agreement with Irish leading blue economy developer Simply Blue Group to acquire a 51 percent share of their Western Star venture, which seeks to develop a floating wind farm off the Clare coast in Ireland. This follows a similar agreement earlier this year to jointly develop the Emerald floating wind project … Continue reading Shell to buy 51% stake in Western Star venture’s floating wind farm

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Nordex receives order for 101 MW of wind power from Ireland

First order for wind turbines in the 5 MW class from Ireland. Ireland’s first wind farm with wind turbines using a 149 metre rotor. Nordex has received an order from Ireland for 22 wind turbines of the Delta4000 series with a total of 101 MW. Fifteen N149/4.X turbines and a further seven N149/5.X machines are … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 101 MW of wind power from Ireland

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Ireland’s offshore wind energy ambitions are starting to take off

The Irish Government has opened a consultation for its first ever offshore wind auction. This is the first step in Ireland’s ambitious plan of having 5 GW of offshore wind by 2030. Ireland already has the highest share of onshore wind in its electricity mix of any country in Europe – 38%. But it wants … Continue reading Ireland’s offshore wind energy ambitions are starting to take off

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Nordex receives order for 99.5 MW of wind power from Ireland

End of September, the Nordex Group received an order for 99.5 MW from Oweninny Power DAC – a joint venture between ESB and Bord na Móna – from Ireland. The order includes the delivery and installation of 31 N117/3600 turbines rated at reduced 3.21 MW output, as well as a premium service for the maintenance … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 99.5 MW of wind power from Ireland

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Innovative solutions to stabilise the power grid

Solar cells and wind turbines provide clean and renewable energy, but create new challenges in the power grid. Statkraft is delivering technology to help prevent blackouts in the UK and Ireland. In traditional power plants based on coal, gas or hydropower, kinetic energy from turbines is converted into electric power using generators. The large turbines … Continue reading Innovative solutions to stabilise the power grid

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Vestas to supply 29 MW of wind power in Ireland for Ørsted

Vestas has secured a 29 MW order from Ørsted for the Lisheen 3 wind farm in County Tipperary, Ireland. The order includes the supply, installation and maintenance of eight V136-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode. It will be the third phase of the Vestas-supplied wind farms at the project location, following the … Continue reading Vestas to supply 29 MW of wind power in Ireland for Ørsted

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BayWa r.e. Continues Expansion In Ireland in Partnership With Rengen Power

Global renewable service provider, energy developer and distributor, BayWa r.e. has announced a new partnership with Irish renewable energy company Rengen Power, headquartered in Ennis, Co. Clare. This new partnership marks the further progress of BayWa r.e.’s projects business in Ireland and underpins its mission to improve renewable energy for a more sustainable future. Together, … Continue reading BayWa r.e. Continues Expansion In Ireland in Partnership With Rengen Power

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Two Statkraft wind power plants in Ireland due for completion next year

Statkraft has confirmed that the two wind farms successful in the Irish renewable energy auction last year, totalling 57MW, are underway and are due for completion at the end of 2022. The wind farms will have the capacity to power 45,000 Irish homes. Taghart Wind Farm in Cavan is a 23MW project and works got … Continue reading Two Statkraft wind power plants in Ireland due for completion next year

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Ørsted completes acquisition of Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

Ørsted has completed the acquisition of a 100 % equity interest in Brookfield Renewable’s onshore wind business in Ireland and the UK, Brookfield Renewable Ireland (BRI). BRI is a developer, owner, and operator of onshore wind farms headquartered in Cork, Ireland. BRI has a portfolio of 389 MW in operation and under construction, 149 MW … Continue reading Ørsted completes acquisition of Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

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Natural Power advises Cloncreen Wind Farm

Natural Power has supported Bank of Ireland and the European Investment Bank (EIB) as lenders technical advisor to reach financial close for the 75.6MW, 21-turbine, Cloncreen Wind Farm in County Offaly, Ireland. The project achieved financial close in May 2021 with Natural Power delivering technical due diligence for the lenders during the project financing phase. … Continue reading Natural Power advises Cloncreen Wind Farm

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RWE to launch innovative airborne wind energy testing site in Ireland

RWE, one of the world’s leading renewable energy players, is to establish its first test centre to investigate the potential of innovative airborne wind energy technologies. Planning permission to build the new facility in County Mayo, Ireland, has now been granted and construction of the site infrastructure is expected to begin later this year. RWE … Continue reading RWE to launch innovative airborne wind energy testing site in Ireland

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Giant offshore wind energy projects to be built in Ireland’s seas

Ireland’s plans for developing offshore wind are starting to take real shape with two new large projects in the pipeline. The Moneypoint and Codling wind farms would between them bring nearly 3 GW of offshore wind capacity to the Emerald Isle’s coasts in the next decade. Offshore wind will play a significant role in Ireland’s … Continue reading Giant offshore wind energy projects to be built in Ireland’s seas

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Ørsted acquires Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

Ørsted has entered into an agreement with Brookfield Renewable, a global owner and operator of renewable power assets, to acquire a 100 % equity interest in its existing Ireland and UK onshore wind business, Brookfield Renewable Ireland (BRI). The agreement is based on an enterprise valuation of BRI of EUR 571 million as of 31 December … Continue reading Ørsted acquires Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

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Vestas supplies V117-4.2 MW wind turbines to wind power in Ireland

Vestas has secured an order for 30 MW at the Lenalea wind farm in Ireland being developed by SSE Renewables and Coillte Renewable Energy. Vestas will supply and install seven V117-4.2 MW wind turbines in 4.3 MW operational mode at the project, which is located in County Donegal. The wind turbines will be serviced through … Continue reading Vestas supplies V117-4.2 MW wind turbines to wind power in Ireland

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Iberdrola strengthens its commitment to offshore wind energy and acquires 3 GW in Ireland

The company already operates offshore wind farms in UK and German waters, with new developments in the UK, US and France · Including Ireland, Japan, Sweden and Poland, Iberdrola’s offshore wind pipeline now exceeds 30 GW. Iberdrola has added to its offshore wind ambitions, with entry into the market in Ireland, as the company seeks … Continue reading Iberdrola strengthens its commitment to offshore wind energy and acquires 3 GW in Ireland

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Vestas wind turbines for 75 MW of wind energy in Ireland

Vestas has secured an order for the 75 MW Cloncreen project in Ireland from the Irish climate solutions company Bord na Móna. The contract includes supply, installation and commissioning of 21 V136-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode in combination with a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement, maximising power … Continue reading Vestas wind turbines for 75 MW of wind energy in Ireland

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Wind energy in Ireland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 63 MW wind farm

Following the RESS1 Auction in Ireland, Vestas has secured a 63 MW order for two wind projects from Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy producer and a global company in energy market operations. “Statkraft is playing a leading role in the global transition to a low carbon future and is really pleased to fund and construct … Continue reading Wind energy in Ireland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 63 MW wind farm

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Statkraft to build, sell and manage two Irish wind power plants

Statkraft has decided to construct Cloghan and Taghart wind farms in Ireland. In addition, the company has agreed to sell the wind farms to Greencoat Renewables PLC while retaining responsibility for the construction and the long-term operation and management, in line with Statkraft’s strategy to build, sell, operate and trade power. Cloghan (37.8MW) is located … Continue reading Statkraft to build, sell and manage two Irish wind power plants

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