Scottish utility group SSE has said it hopes to build an offshore wind farm off Ireland by 2025. The company’s Arklow Bank project of at least 520 megawatts (MW) was recently added alongside a list of projects to be fast-tracked by the Irish Government. [Read more…] about SSE hopes to build offshore wind farm in Ireland by 2025
After long and difficult political discussions, Ireland has succeeded in forming a new government. [Read more…] about Ireland forms historic new government – promising a ‘revolution’ in renewables
Realising the potential of offshore wind power off the west coast alone could generate annual revenues of €21bn a year from 75,000 megawatts of installed capacity, Airtricity and Mainstream Renewable Power founder Eddie O’Connor has said. [Read more…] about West coast offshore wind could generate €21bn-a-year revenues for Ireland
Saipem has applied for permission to carry out surveys at the Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS) in Ireland where a floating offshore wind turbine is planned to be installed. [Read more…] about Saipem seeks permission for surveys Offshore Ireland
The EDF Group has acquired a 50% interest in the Codling offshore wind farm project in Ireland from Hazel Shore. [Read more…] about EDF Group moves into Ireland by acquiring 50% of Codling offshore wind project
Ireland’s ocean resources are crucial to delivering on the target of generating 70 per cent of electricity in the State from renewable energy by 2030, according to Minister for the Environment Richard Bruton. [Read more…] about Ocean holds key to Ireland’s renewable energy targets
Ireland is the only country in the EU with a significant Atlantic coastline that is not currently developing offshore wind resources.
[Read more…] about Wind blowing for Offshore Energy in Ireland
Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) has issued a progress report on its studies of licensing option (LO) 16/20 in the Slyne basin, offshore northwest Ireland.
[Read more…] about Europa sees strong gas potential in Corrib area offshore Ireland
Europa Oil & Gas (Europa) has issued a progress report on its license reviews offshore northwest Ireland.
[Read more…] about Europa chasing frontier oil, proven gas plays offshore Ireland
The people behind Ireland’s first offshore wind farm, Oriel Wind Farm, have received a major boost following a significant investment from the Belgian windfarm developer Parkwind.
[Read more…] about Parkwind invests in Ireland’s first commercial offshore wind farm