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  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oriel Windfarm Ltd. and Gaelectric Holdings plc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop an offshore wind farm in the north Irish Sea. The North Irish Sea Array (NISA) has the potential to produce up to 870 MW of wind energy from the Irish Sea and will commence with the development of a 15 […]

  • 25 July 2018

    SSE has welcomed the approval of the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) in Ireland, however, the company said it had concerns that the potential size of the future individual auctions outlined in the RESS design “may be too small to allow large-scale offshore wind projects to commercially progress forward.”

  • 4 December 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    At Arklow Bank offshore wind farm, located on a shallow water sandbank in the Irish Sea, Fugro carried out maintenance that required the removal of wind turbine rotors and access to the hub. It was not possible to remove the blades individually so the entire rotors, each weighing 90 tonnes and with a diameter of […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Vessels

    A2SEA’s wind turbine installation vessel SEA POWER has been sold to Karpowership Americas Company, A2SEA informed on 12 April.

  • 13 November 2015

    The carbon content of electricity generation in Ireland fell to a record low last year, half the level it was in 1990, according to figures published by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). Renewable electricity helped Ireland avoid 2.6 million tonnes of CO2 emissions in 2014, and is now one of the single biggest […]

  • 18 November 2015

    Eize de Vries has spoken to Anders Søe-Jensen, CEO of GE’s offshore wind unit, at the EWEA 2015 event in Paris, where the company introduced its new Renewable Energy business, following the acquisition of Alstom’s power and grid businesses. GE Offshore Wind’s brand new nacelle factory in St Nazaire is currently manufacturing five Haliade 150-6MW turbines for the US […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    CEO of the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) David Connolly has called for greater urgency from the Irish government and political system to support the development of offshore wind. According to Connolly, Ireland’s Climate Action Plan sets out the vision and actions on how offshore wind can be developed, but a sense of urgency is also necessary, from both […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish utility SSE plc is taking full ownership of the 1.5GW Seagreen offshore wind projects under development by Seagreen Wind Energy Limited, in which it currently has a 50% share.

  • 24 August 2015

     North Irish Sea Array Sustainable energy company Oriel Windfarm Ltd. and renewable energy group Gaelectric Holdings plc have signed a MoU for the joint development of the North Irish Sea Array (NISA) offshore wind project in the north Irish Sea. NISA is located on the east coast of the Republic of Irelnad in relatively shallow waters with favourable sea bed conditions. […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ireland is the only European Union country with an Atlantic coastline that is not developing its offshore wind resource, which is not only placing the country at an economic and competitive disadvantage, but also results in missing out on a large number of associated economic and social benefits, according to the latest report from KPMG.

  • 14 October 2013

    Adapting its service offering to steer a move into the offshore wind industry has paid off for FoundOcean. Jim Bell, Managing Director, tells Offshore WIND that activity went from ‘zero to 60’ in just a year and as renewable energy demand increases, FoundOcean is confident that it can gear up for any future growth.  Established […]

  • 30 May 2017