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# wind-power - Friday 30 July, 2021

Head of Defence Forces says climate change is single biggest threat to Ireland
# Climate Security Threat
# Climate Security Threat

Head of Defence Forces says climate change is single biggest threat to Ireland

Jul 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 53,541 Views 115 Comments
  • Mellett, who holds a PhD in environmental governance, believes Ireland must act to prevent the impact of climate change.
  • The Chief of Staff said Ireland needs to lose its 'false sense of security'.
  • Mellett also believes that the State will have to play a role in battling climate breakdown.

# wind-power - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Community-owned wind power and electric cars: How the Aran Islands want to go green
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Community-owned wind power and electric cars: How the Aran Islands want to go green

Nov 23rd 2019, 7:30 PM 15,551 Views 25 Comments

The islands are aiming to become “energy independent” by 2022.

# wind-power - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 23rd 2019, 6:15 AM 88,073 Views 71 Comments

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
# Tilting At Windmills
# Tilting At Windmills

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

Mar 15th 2015, 5:40 PM 30,194 Views 192 Comments

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
# Power Play
# Power Play

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

Oct 30th 2014, 4:08 PM 13,877 Views 66 Comments

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
# Green Isle
# Green Isle

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

Apr 29th 2014, 9:15 PM 33,836 Views 32 Comments

And they did it all through wind and water power.

# wind-power - Monday 7 April, 2014

Wind blows electricity prices up in March
# Blowing In The Wind
# Blowing In The Wind

Wind blows electricity prices up in March

Apr 7th 2014, 10:14 AM 11,792 Views 51 Comments

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

Jan 6th 2013, 9:45 AM 18,532 Views 31 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 4th 2011, 7:30 AM 116 Views 28 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Enda Kenny announces 145 new jobs in green energy

Jul 15th 2011, 10:07 AM 567 Views 4 Comments

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
# Japan
# Japan

Japan scraps plans to build any further nuclear plants

May 10th 2011, 3:57 PM 372 Views 0 Comments

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.