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Energia opens Ireland’s largest ever wind farm in Donegal

Ireland’s largest ever  wind farm officially has opened following a €145m investment by Energia at Meenadreen in south Donegal. Ireland’s leading competitive energy provider Energia will use power from Meenadreen to supply green electricity to homes and SMEs all over Ireland.  Energia is already well established as the most competitive dual fuel (electricity and gas) … Continue reading Energia opens Ireland’s largest ever wind farm in Donegal

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Ireland’s largest wind farm officially opened in Donegal

The Meenadreen wind farm has 38 Nordex N90 2.5MW wind turbines, taking just over two years to complete. Ireland’s largest ever wind farm officially opened today following a €145m investment by Energia at Meenadreen in Donegal today. Energia will use power from Meenadreen to supply green electricity to homes and SMEs all over Ireland. Energia’s … Continue reading Ireland’s largest wind farm officially opened in Donegal

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Natural Power appointed for Teevurcher Wind Farm

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has been appointed by NTR for the asset management of Teevurcher Wind Farm located in Co. Meath in the Republic of Ireland. Natural Power successfully tendered for the asset management contract, and will be providing a full range of operational services to NTR including site management, as … Continue reading Natural Power appointed for Teevurcher Wind Farm

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E.ON develops a demonstration site for airborne wind technology in Ireland

E.ON is strengthening its position as a frontrunner and early adopter in airborne wind energy, an emerging sector developing game changing technologies for renewable energy production. The company has committed to invest in the development, and if successful, construction and operation of a demonstration site in County Mayo in Ireland. In parallel, E.ON has entered … Continue reading E.ON develops a demonstration site for airborne wind technology in Ireland

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Ireland’s largest wind farm

The wind farm contains 38 wind turbines and is capable of producing enough electricity to power 50,000 homes. Source: Energia It is the culmination of years of development work and construction, which started in 2014, took 26 months to complete. Energia Renewables has invested €145 million to develop the windfarm, bringing its total investment in … Continue reading Ireland’s largest wind farm

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Senvion lands first Irish contract

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed its first contract in the Republic of Ireland with renewable energy investor NTR on behalf of NTR’s wind investment fund. The contract will see Senvion supply five MM82 wind turbines for the Teevurcher wind farm in County Meath. Once operational, the project will have an … Continue reading Senvion lands first Irish contract

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Wind energy in Ireland: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

The Nordex Group has passed a new milestone in the Republic of Ireland: with the commissioning of Energia Renewables’ 95 megawatt (MW) “Meenadreen” wind farm in Donegal the manufacturer passed the 500 MW mark for turbines in operation. In total, Nordex turbines with a capacity of 529 MW are now producing green power for the … Continue reading Wind energy in Ireland: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Natural Power completes Old Mill Wind Farm

Construction of Old Mill Wind Farm in County Monaghan, Ireland, for which Natural Power provided owner’s engineer services has been completed. The wind farm was energised at the beginning of September and has been exporting power since November. The site comprises six GE 2.85-103 turbines with an installed capacity of 17.1MW and is owned by … Continue reading Natural Power completes Old Mill Wind Farm

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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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Brookfield Renewable orders eleven Nordex N90/2500 wind turbines in Ireland

The Nordex Group is supplying eleven N90/2500 turbines for Brookfield Renewable in Ireland. The “Slievecallan East” project is located on the west coast of the Republic and is due to start operation with a nominal output of 27.5 MW at the end of next year. Nordex will be supplying the strong-wind turbines with 80-metre tubular … Continue reading Brookfield Renewable orders eleven Nordex N90/2500 wind turbines in Ireland

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Wind power in Ireland. Nordex to supply wind turbines to 47.5 MW wind farm in County London

The Nordex Group has landed another order in Northern Ireland. The manufacturer will be installing 19 N90/2500 turbines for the “Brockaghboy” wind farm in Country Londonderry, Northern Ireland in spring 2017. This 47.5 MW project, developed by TCI Renewables, is owned by the Italian power plant operator ERG Renew – one of the major European … Continue reading Wind power in Ireland. Nordex to supply wind turbines to 47.5 MW wind farm in County London

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Wind Energy saved Ireland €70 million in energy imports since January

Wind energy has saved Ireland approximately €70 million in foreign energy imports since the beginning of 2016, a six month period which saw the indigenous renewable energy source meet over a fifth (22%) of Ireland’s entire electricity demand, according to provisional new figures compiled by the Irish Wind Energy Association (“IWEA”). This figure puts Ireland … Continue reading Wind Energy saved Ireland €70 million in energy imports since January

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Gaelectric launches 4.0 MW Wind Farm at Roosky, Co. Roscommon

Renewable energy and energy storage group, Gaelectric, officially launches its ninth operating wind farm today at Roosky, 2.5km south of Ballaghaderreen in Co. Roscommon. Roosky is a 4.0 Megawatt wind farm comprising of two German-made Enercon turbines. It will generate sufficient renewable power to provide 10,800 megawatt-hours of electricity which is sufficient to meet the … Continue reading Gaelectric launches 4.0 MW Wind Farm at Roosky, Co. Roscommon

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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 secures orders for two Irish wind farms totalling 42.5MW

Nordex has secured orders for two wind farms in the South West of Ireland totalling 42.5 MW, which will enter full operation in summer 2017.  Both orders include a 15 year “Premium” full-service contract. The “Killaveenoge” Wind Farm near Drinagh in County Cork will feature ten N90/2500 turbines with a 125 m tip height for … Continue reading Nordex secures orders for two Irish wind farms totalling 42.5MW

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Brookfield and Facebook to Enter Long-Term Renewable Energy Supply Agreement in Ireland

Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners and Facebook Inc., today announced a long-term renewable energy supply agreement. Brookfield Renewable will supply 100% renewable wind energy to Facebook’s second European data center under construction in Clonee, County Meath, Ireland and to Facebook’s international headquarters in Dublin. Brookfield’s Irish operations comprise over 465 MW of operating wind assets in … Continue reading Brookfield and Facebook to Enter Long-Term Renewable Energy Supply Agreement in Ireland

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Wind power in Ireland, Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Reinforcing Vestas’ competitiveness in Ireland, the 3 MW platform is particularly well-suited for the Irish market, as it meets the country’s demanding grid connection requirements. The 36 MW order for the Glanaruddery wind farm in County Kerry includes delivery, installation, and commissioning as well as a 12-year Active Output Management (AOM) 5000 service agreement.   … Continue reading Wind power in Ireland, Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Siemens receives wind turbine orders for two onshore wind energy projects in Ireland

Siemens has received two orders for onshore wind projects in Ireland. With 36 Siemens D3 direct drive wind turbines, the Cloosh Valley Wind Farm – also known as Galway Wind Park Phase 2 – will add 108 megawatts (MW) to Ireland’s renewable energy capacity. A second order includes 20 SWT-3.2-101 wind turbines for the Irish … Continue reading Siemens receives wind turbine orders for two onshore wind energy projects in Ireland

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Nordex to deliver first N100/3300 Delta wind turbines to Ireland

Nordex has obtained a new order for the construction of a 35 MW wind farm in Ireland. The company will be installing a total of 12 turbines to Glencarbry wind farm for its customer John Laing Investments. The site is located close to the village of Hollyford in County Tipperary. Nordex will install seven N100/3300s … Continue reading Nordex to deliver first N100/3300 Delta wind turbines to Ireland

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