Posts Tagged ‘Irish’

Environment The Irish Wind Energy Association urges council to allow for future turbines

The IWEA is urging Laois County Council to permit turbines in protected areas “under exceptional circumstances”, which a spokesperson claimed does not include the Slieve Blooms. The Irish Wind Energy Association made a submission last December to County Hall on the new County Development Plan 2017 to 2023, asking them to make changes in favour […]

Centrica withdraws from Irish sea offshore windfarm plan

British Gas owner confirms £40m write-down from Celtic Array project in partnership with Dong Energy, reports BusinessGreen The UKs offshore wind industry suffered a fresh setback on Thursday, after Centrica and Dong Energy confirmed they have shelved plans for the giant Celtic Array offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea. Announcing the news in its […]

Donald Trump buys Irish golf resort after losing Scotland court battle

US billionaire says he’ll divert energies to five star complex while he appeals against defeat over decision to approve windfarm Donald Trump has bought a five star golf resort on the west coast of Ireland after losing a legal action against a windfarm being built near his golf resort in Aberdeenshire. The billionaire property developer […]

Plan to import Irish wind power

The UK government is considering plans to import wind power from Ireland to the National Grid via cables under the Irish Sea to north and west Wales. View full post on Wind Power News

Irish Homemade Windmill

This is a 1 kVA homemade wind turbine generator used to heat hot water. Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t capable of supplying all of our energy needs and the bills from the local electrical utility still go one way!