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Statkraft and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners team up to develop 2.2GW of offshore wind in Ireland

Statkraft has announced a major deal with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) fund Copenhagen Infrastructure IV K/S (CI IV) as part of its plans to develop up to 2.2 gigawatts of offshore wind in Ireland. This landmark partnership will see CIP acquire a 50% stake in Statkraft’s offshore wind portfolio in Ireland. The financial terms of … Continue reading Statkraft and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners team up to develop 2.2GW of offshore wind in Ireland

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Nordex receives an order from SSE Renewables for more than 100 MW of wind power in Ireland

At the end of 2022, SSE Renewables, the leading developer and operator of renewable energy in the United Kingdom and Ireland, commissioned the Nordex Group to supply 29 N117/3600 wind turbines for the “Yellow River” wind farm in Ireland. The contract also includes the post-commissioning service for the wind turbines. The Nordex Group will install … Continue reading Nordex receives an order from SSE Renewables for more than 100 MW of wind power in Ireland

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Vestas wins 126 MW order for Derrinlough wind power project in Ireland

Vestas has received a 126 MW order for the Bord na Móna Derrinlough Wind Farm Project in Ireland. The order includes a total of 21 V150-6.0 MW EnVentus wind turbines with a site-specific hub height of 110m for a site in County Offaly, located in the Irish midlands. The order includes supply, installation, and commissioning … Continue reading Vestas wins 126 MW order for Derrinlough wind power project in Ireland

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Statkraft Ireland set to begin work on 56MW Midlands wind farm

Statkraft Ireland has confirmed that construction will start on the Cushaling Wind Farm in Counties Offaly and Kildare in January 2023. The development of nine wind turbines, which will deliver urgently needed 55.8 MW of clean renewable energy to the grid, represents an investment of €95 million by the company. The Cushaling wind farm incorporates … Continue reading Statkraft Ireland set to begin work on 56MW Midlands wind farm

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Vestas wins an order for 56 MW of wind power in Ireland

Vestas has received a 56 MW order from Statkraft Ireland to power the Cushaling wind farm in Ireland. The order includes a total of nine V162-6.2 MW wind turbines at a peak height of 185m in Counties Offaly and Kildare. This is the first order for the V162-6.2 MW from Vestas in Ireland featuring the … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 56 MW of wind power in Ireland

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Ireland generated 47% of October’s electricity from wind power

Wind power provided nearly half of Ireland’s energy in October, setting a new record, according to officials. Also, the volume of wind power in Ireland in October caused the wholesale electricity price to fall to its lowest level since August 2021. It was the strongest-ever October performance for wind energy and helped bring the average … Continue reading Ireland generated 47% of October’s electricity from wind power

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Iberdrola launches the world’s first commercial-scale battery system in Ireland

With a capacity of 50MW/25MWh megawatts, it is the first battery of its kind in operation in the country  The Iberdrola group will develop 1,100 MW of battery storage in the coming years  Iberdrola has started up its first commercial-scale battery system in Ireland. This 50-megawatt (MW) facility with 25MWh of power capacity, called Gorman, … Continue reading Iberdrola launches the world’s first commercial-scale battery system in Ireland

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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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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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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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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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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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