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# renewable

Last year
# blown away
Ireland has strongest April on record for generating wind energy
The CEO of Wind Energy Ireland has called for increased development of renewable energy.
# renewable
Opposition to wind farm near Cork's scenic Gougane Barra raised in Dáil
A Cork TD said the move has taken locals “very, very much by surprise”.
All time
# resource and energy
Data centres are making energy demands shoot up in Ireland
The trend is putting the state on a collision course with the EU over renewable-energy targets.
# Going Green
ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes
Renewable energy in Ireland is currently predominantly generated from the wind.
# catch some rays
Ireland is falling behind in the solar power race - can we catch up?
Is it time to embrace the technology?
# green planet
It's something: The sun is set to save Dublin €21,000 a year
A number of the council buildings are set to be fitted with solar panels.
# Energy
There is a low-cost alternative to Grid25 pylon project, finds new report
ReThink Pylons is calling again on the Irish Government to re-examine its energy policy and Grid25 projects.
Column: Can Ireland become a world leader in renewable energy production?
A national renewable energy planning strategy should consider all technologies – not just wind – while proper planning can address fears surrounding adverse local environmental impacts, writes Seán O’Leary.
# Energy
Bord na Móna wind farm construction launched in Co Tipperary
The 40 megawatt farm is to be based at Bruckhana.
# Wind Farm
New wind farm opened in Kilkenny
The wind farm was officially opened on Sunday in Kilkenny by Minister Pat Rabbitte, who confirmed that Bord Gáis Energy will develop a further 250MWs of wind energy over the next three years.