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Wind farms invested almost €3.5 million in rural communities in 2019

Wind farms invested almost €3.5 million in rural communities in 2019

Energy efficiency projects and third level scholarships, sports clubs, active retired groups and local festivals were some of the schemes...

November 30, 2020

EPA emissions report ‘confirms wind energy is Ireland’s climate change leader’

EPA emissions report ‘confirms wind energy is Ireland’s climate change leader’

Today’s (Friday, November 20) greenhouse gas emissions report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “confirms wind energy is leading the...

November 20, 2020

Wind farms being ‘instructed to reduce amount of power they generate’

Wind farms being ‘instructed to reduce amount of power they generate’

Wind farms in Ireland are being “instructed to reduce the amount of power they generate, because the system is unable...

August 26, 2020

‘Record levels’ of electricity produced by wind in 2019

‘Record levels’ of electricity produced by wind in 2019

2019 saw “record levels” of electricity generated by wind, with one-third of Ireland’s electricity coming from that source. In the...

March 3, 2020

‘Offshore wind energy is going to be a game changer in Ireland’

‘Offshore wind energy is going to be a game changer in Ireland’

Moves are now afoot in this country to put Ireland at the centre of world offshore wind energy generation by...

May 6, 2019

‘We will absolutely not be able to get by without battery storage’

‘We will absolutely not be able to get by without battery storage’

The battery and its role in renewable energy is set to become a technology of the future in Ireland as...

May 5, 2019

‘Creating a new vision for wind energy in Ireland’

‘Creating a new vision for wind energy in Ireland’

2018 was one of the best on record for wind energy generation in Ireland, according to the Irish Wind Energy...

May 4, 2019

IWEA: ‘How we’ve engaged with communities in the past is not the way’

IWEA: ‘How we’ve engaged with communities in the past is not the way’

The Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) has said that how the industry has engaged with communities in the past is “not...

May 1, 2019

‘Resistance to wind turbines is large and growing’

‘Resistance to wind turbines is large and growing’

Wind Aware Ireland has rejected claims made by the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) that wind turbines don’t negatively impact...

April 11, 2016

‘Livestock perfectly happy and safe around wind turbines’ – IWEA

‘Livestock perfectly happy and safe around wind turbines’ – IWEA

There is no scientific evidence from credible sources of wind energy having any negative impact on livestock. That’s according to...

April 5, 2016

Will wind turbines negatively impact on the price of your property?

Will wind turbines negatively impact on the price of your property?

Research from around the world has shown that wind turbines don’t negatively impact on property prices, according to the Irish...

April 4, 2016