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Nordex receives wind energy contracts for wind farm projects over 128 MW from Europe

In November, the Nordex Group received orders totalling 128 MW from seven customers from Ireland, Germany, France and Sweden. Construction of the wind power projects will start in 2020 and 2021.  The N149/4.0-4.5, N100/3300 and N117/3600 wind turbines were in this instance the machines in demand, and this variety of wind turbines ordered once again … Continue reading Nordex receives wind energy contracts for wind farm projects over 128 MW from Europe

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Nordex supplies seven large wind turbines for a wind farm to Ireland

Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, has placed an order with the Nordex Group for the supply of seven N100/3300 turbines for the “Kilathmoy” wind farm in Ireland. The contract also includes a Premium Service Agreement with a term of 20 years.   The 23.1 megawatt “Kilathmoy” wind farm is being built in county … Continue reading Nordex supplies seven large wind turbines for a wind farm to Ireland

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Microsoft, GE sign agreement on new wind power project in Ireland

On Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced a new wind energy agreement in Ireland. With the agreement, Microsoft will become one of the first multinational technology companies to support a new wind project in Ireland. Microsoft is entering into a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with GE to purchase 100 percent of the wind energy from its … Continue reading Microsoft, GE sign agreement on new wind power project in Ireland

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Vestas receives first order for V105-3.45 MW in Ireland

ABO Wind AG has placed an order for four V105-3.45 MW delivered in Power Optimised Mode to 3.6 MW for the Cappawhite B wind park in Ireland.   The order marks the introduction of the V105-3.45 MW wind turbine in Ireland. With an extremely robust design for tough wind sites, the turbine is well-suited for … Continue reading Vestas receives first order for V105-3.45 MW in Ireland

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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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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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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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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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Siemens receives three onshore wind energy orders of 52 direct drive wind turbines for three wind power projects in Ireland and Scotland

52 direct drive wind turbines for three wind power projects in Ireland and Scotland. Long-term service contracts for continued reliability. Clean renewable energy for almost 100,000 households.   Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division has been awarded orders from three different customers to construct, install and commission 52 units of its D3 direct drive wind … Continue reading Siemens receives three onshore wind energy orders of 52 direct drive wind turbines for three wind power projects in Ireland and Scotland

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Demonstration project to kick-start Irish Offshore Wind Energy Revolution

Oriel Windfarm Ltd. and Gaelectric Holdings plc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop a significant offshore wind farm in the north Irish Sea. The North Irish Sea Array (NISA) has the potential to produce up to 870 MW of wind energy from the Irish Sea and will commence with the development of a … Continue reading Demonstration project to kick-start Irish Offshore Wind Energy Revolution

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Gaelectric spends up to €30m in wind farm move with Enercon wind turbines

Gaelectric, the renewable energy developer, has announced it has completed the purchase from Enercon of a 46 MW wind farm at Cloughboola in Kerry.   Based on estimates from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, it could potentially power almost 30,000 homes. The project comprises 16 wind turbines, each with a maximum 3 MW generation … Continue reading Gaelectric spends up to €30m in wind farm move with Enercon wind turbines

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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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Ireland hits new record of wind energy production

According to the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA), when combined with the output from Northern Ireland, the island’s total output this morning was 2,490MW.   The windy conditions that have battered Ireland have been be a major boon to the country’s wind-energy production, contributing to its largest ever wind-energy output. The figure recorded by EirGrid … Continue reading Ireland hits new record of wind energy production

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Nordex to build 65 MW wind farm in Ireland with 26 N90/2500 wind turbines

Nordex has received a contract for the 65 MW “Knockduff” wind farm project, entailing the delivery and installation of a total of 26 N90/2500 wind turbines plus premium service for a minimum period of 15 years. The wind farm is to go into operation in August 2015. The customer is project developer Green Energy Supply … Continue reading Nordex to build 65 MW wind farm in Ireland with 26 N90/2500 wind turbines

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Gaelectric Launches Dunbeg Wind Farm in Ireland

The Dunbeg Wind Farm is one of the biggest such schemes in Ireland, and has the capacity to generate 42 megawatts of power. It is expected to generate enough electricity each year to power the equivalent of 24,000 homes. The Dunbeg scheme is Gaelectric’s second windfarm in Northern Ireland. Its first, the Carn Hill Wind … Continue reading Gaelectric Launches Dunbeg Wind Farm in Ireland

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NTR plans major Irish wind energy investment

NTR is lining up a €400m investment in wind energy on the island of Ireland as it seeks to diversify its US-focused power business. The company has just announced its first annual profit since the financial crash in 2008. The former National Toll Roads group recorded profits of €31.4m for the 2014 financial year, compared … Continue reading NTR plans major Irish wind energy investment

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GE Energy Financial Services Makes First Equity Investment In Wind Power In Ireland

GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), announced today it has made its first equity investment in Ireland’s wind power market by acquiring two wind farm construction projects that will be powered by the GE’s flagship 2.85MW wind turbines. With a combined capacity of 51 megawatts, the wind farms, acquired from Element … Continue reading GE Energy Financial Services Makes First Equity Investment In Wind Power In Ireland

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