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  • 29 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar and President of France Emmanuel Macron have submitted a joint request to the European Commission seeking financial support for the Celtic Interconnector electricity link between Ireland and France. The Taoiseach and President Macron have co-signed a letter before the European Council meeting in Brussels, requesting Jean-Claude Juncker’s support for […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Commission has awarded a EUR 530 million grant for the Celtic Interconnector electricity link between Ireland and France. The decision comes after Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar and President of France Emmanuel Macron sought financial support from the Commission in May for the 700MW electricity link. Funds come from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) program, the […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Grid Connection

    A project to build an interconnector linking for the first time the French and Irish electricity systems will today be awarded a EUR 4 million grant from the European Commission.

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    EU countries have agreed to invest a total of €150 million for 20 cross-European energy infrastructure projects.  The projects will increase energy security by contributing to the completion of an EU energy market and increasing the integration of renewable energy on the electricity grid, European Commission said. They will also help end the energy isolation […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Grid Connection

    In the presence of the French President Francois Hollande and An Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny, EirGrid and RTE today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to move to the next phase of development of the Celtic Interconnector Project. Following the completion of feasibility studies over the past five years, EirGrid and RTE today agreed to progress […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Grid Connection

    Osiris Projects is close to completion of the field work of a large scale cable route survey of the proposed 700+MW HVDC Celtic Interconnector Project between the south coast of Ireland and the northwest coast of France. Jointly awarded by EirGrid and RTE, the 2014 programme has included a geophysical survey of the route, with geotechnical […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Celtic Sea Offshore Floating Wind Cluster is holding a Floating Wind in the Celtic Sea: Future Supply Chain Opportunities event in Milford Haven, Wales, on 30 January. The event is sponsored by the ORE Catapult and Welsh Government and supported by Marine Energy Wales and Marine Hub Cornwall. Over 100GW of floating wind capacity […]

  • 3 August 2014

    Photo of the Day: Aeolus Stretching Its Legs Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Van Oord’s first transport and installation vessel for the construction of offshore wind farms, Aeolus, jacked up. Siemens to Supply 48 Turbines for Dutch Wind Farm Siemens Energy has received an order for the Netherlands’ largest near shore wind farm. Designed […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Vessels

    Fugro has completed a seabed survey for the Viking Link, one of the longest DC electricity interconnectors that will link the UK and Danish electricity transmission systems. The Viking Link, a joint venture between the UK’s National Grid and Denmark’s Energinet, is a proposed 1,400-megawatt high voltage direct current electricity link, which passes under the […]

  • 31 July 2014

    Councillor Ieuan Williams has expressed disappointment that plans to develop a large scale wind farm – off the Anglesey coast – will no longer go ahead. The proposed 2.2GW Rhiannon Wind Farm, developed by Celtic Array Ltd. (a joint venture ownership of DONG Energy and Centrica), would have been located some 12 miles off the […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Organizations from Ireland, Wales and Cornwall have signed a collaboration agreement to work together on progressing floating offshore wind projects in the Celtic Sea. The deal, signed by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Marine Energy Wales and Marine Renewables Industry Association Ireland (MRIA), includes the establishment of the Celtic Sea Alliance. According to the […]

  • 16 November 2012

    Centrica and Dong Energy consortium, Celtic Array, will hold public meetings regarding the proposed wind farm in the Irish Sea. The public information days will kick off today on Anglesey, BBC writes. Rhiannon Wind Farm will be located approximately 19km from Anglesey with total capacity of up to 2.2GW, which is enough to power about […]

  • 21 March 2014

    Celtic Array has yesterday launched the second round of consultation for the proposed Rhiannon offshore wind farm. With an estimated capacity of up to 2.2 GW, the Rhiannon wind farm would be located some 19km off the coast of Anglesey and would be capable of producing enough energy to serve the needs of around 1.5 […]

  • 31 July 2014

    Commenting on the announcement by Centrica and DONG Energy that they have jointly decided to cease developing wind farms in the Irish Sea Zone via their joint venture, Celtic Array Ltd, RenewableUK’s Director of Offshore Renewables, Nick Medic, said: “Although it’s disappointing that this particular project isn’t going ahead, the reasons are understandable – conditions […]

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Ireland must take advantage of the UK’s plans to develop invest up to €60bn on offshore wind projects in the Irish and Celtic Seas,… By Rachel Neliigan (insideireland) [mappress] Source: insideireland, October 15, 2010;

  • 20 May 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The second stage of statutory consultation for the Rhiannon offshore wind farm has been extended until the 3rd of July, the developer Celtic Array notified on its website. Celtic Array, a joint venture by Centrica and Dong Energy, started with the second stage of statutory consultation for Rhiannon on the 20th March and it was […]

  • 31 July 2014

    Centrica plc and DONG Energy have today jointly decided to cease development of wind farms in the Irish Sea Zone through their 50/50 joint venture vehicle Celtic Array Limited (“Celtic Array”). The decision to stop development comes as a result of an assessment of the Zone, which has confirmed challenging ground conditions that make the […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Development of offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea has raised a myriad of concerns for the local residents, voiced during Celtic Array’s public consultation period, one of them being cutting off of ferry routes. Centrica and Dong Energy consortium, Celtic Array, launched a public consultation process in November, so as to receive feedback on […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    National Grid Nemo Link Limited has welcomed Ofgem’s decision on regulatory regime for the proposed Nemo Link interconnector between UK and Belgium. The project is being jointly developed by UK National Grid and Elia, the Belgian transmission system operator and would be the first electricity link between the two countries. Alan Foster, European Business Development Director, […]

  • 5 February 2020

    The floating offshore wind industry in the Celtic Sea could support 3,200 jobs in South West England and Wales by 2030, according to a report by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Total and Simply Blue Energy have established a partnership to develop floating offshore wind projects in the Welsh waters of the Celtic Sea. The newly established joint venture, Blue Gem Wind, will focus on developing some of the first floating offshore wind projects with pre-commercial size, Green Giraffe, Simply Blue Energy’s sole financial advisor for […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

    Danish transmission systems operator and the UK-based National Grid Viking Link Ltd (NGVL) are looking for providers of high voltage direct current (HVDC) cables and converters for the Viking Link Interconnector. The Viking Link is a proposed 1,400 MW HVDC electricity link between the British and Danish transmission systems, connecting at Bicker Fen substation in […]

  • 27 November 2012

    Dorset- based small wind turbine and power system manufacturer Ampair announced that it has won a major contract to supply GL Garrad Hassan with a hybrid renewable energy system and control room for Celtic Arrays potential wind farms in the Irish Sea. The equipment will be manufactured at Ampair’s factory in Dorset. Ampair’s sales & […]

  • 12 May 2011

      SCIENTISTS who have begun evaluating the power of the seas for the first time believe the Welsh coastline has enough energy to supply four million homes. And they believe the potential of sea power is so great that Wales could eventually become “energy self sufficient” and a world leader in marine energy technology. From […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Grid Connection

    National Grid and Denmark’s have signed a cooperation agreement to begin feasibility work on an electricity interconnector between the UK and Denmark. The agreement was signed in London by Nick Winser Executive Director of National Grid and Peder Andreasen, the CEO of, ahead of the meeting of the North European Energy Dialogue. It […]

  • 6 May 2011
    Environment, R&D

    Operation Celtic Odyssey is a collaborative research programme aiming to assess the impact of tidal power on marine wildlife in the area… (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, May 06, 2011;