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#wind farms

# wind-farms - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Forestry group Coillte is looking to sell a chunk of its wind energy business

The semi-state previously announced plans to boost its renewable energy projects.

# wind-farms - Thursday 9 April, 2015

The Death of Rural Ireland (& dozens of mourning protesters) stage a dramatic Dublin protest

Things got a little funereal on Marlborough Street this morning.

# wind-farms - Thursday 30 October, 2014

ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support

Targets and backing for the renewable-energy sources should end after 2020, the state supplier says.

# wind-farms - Thursday 31 July, 2014

ESB power stations cut CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes last year

Despite the good figures, Eamon Ryan is worried about a “lack of political will” on renewable energy.

# wind-farms - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance

People Over Wind want to launch a legal challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s granting of planning permission for the Cullenagh Wind Farm project.

# wind-farms - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Global Wind Day: Wind meeting 2% more electricty demand than last year

Members of the public have been granted access to a number of wind farms to mark the day.

# wind-farms - Sunday 18 May, 2014

What matters to the voters of Longford-Westmeath?

These constituents will not only be choosing politicians to represent them in the council and the European Parliament but also a new TD to speak for them in the Dáil.

# wind-farms - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

'Incensed' anti-pylon groups take their protest to Leinster House

Wind Aware Ireland said that the Government’s wind energy policy is a “completely ineffective way of reducing C02″.

# wind-farms - Thursday 10 April, 2014

New website holds microscope to "industry-driven" wind energy production in Ireland

Wind Area Ireland is a launching a site today that it hopes will become a resource for communities, journalists, and policy-makers.

# wind-farms - Sunday 23 February, 2014

These five graphs dig into the figures behind wind energy in Ireland

Figures show that wind power generation did not meet forecast electricity generator 58 per cent of the time over the past five years.

# wind-farms - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Column: Ireland's rural community is being ignored over wind energy concerns

Ireland’s rural citizens are victims of abusive domestic planning and an externally-driven energy policy from Europe, writes Declan Doyle.