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#wind power

# wind-power - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'It's a huge announcement for the area': Reaction to major offshore windfarm plans ESB

'It's a huge announcement for the area': Reaction to major offshore windfarm plans

It has been announced that a major offshore windfarm beside Louth plans to begin commercial operations in the early-2020s.

# wind-power - Sunday 15 March, 2015

There are some major holes in Ireland's renewable energy plans

And the country could have to pay penalties worth up to €400 million a year if things do go wrong.

# wind-power - 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-power - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

This Canary island is the first in world to become energy self-sufficient

And they did it all through wind and water power.

# wind-power - Monday 7 April, 2014

Wind blows electricity prices up in March

Wind switches roles after driving down prices in February.

# wind-power - Sunday 6 January, 2013

VIDEO: Check out this Dutch motorway that glows in the dark

VIDEO: Check out this Dutch motorway that glows in the dark

Two motorways, being completed in Brabant this summer, also include special lanes to recharge electric cars on the go.

# wind-power - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Column: Renewable power can save the environment… and our economy

Ireland’s weather is an incredible resource – and learning to use it could be the key to our future, writes Pat McGill.

# wind-power - Friday 15 July, 2011

Enda Kenny announces 145 new jobs in green energy

The positions will be created over the next three years at a Galway firm making small wind turbines for homes and farms.

# wind-power - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Japan scraps plans to build any further nuclear plants

Following the result of the country’s nuclear crisis, the Japanese Prime Minister has announced that Japan needs to “start from scratch” and embrace renewable sources of energy.