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  • 19 August 2015

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has awarded ORPC Ireland, Ltd. funding to conduct a feasibility assessment to identify tidal energy opportunities suitable for development in the coastal waters of County Donegal, Ireland. Through its Ocean Energy Prototype Development Fund, SEAI seeks to stimulate the development and deployment of ocean energy devices and systems. […]

  • 6 December 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Today’s announcement that Ireland has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see it join a European ‘Supergrid’ has been… (siliconrepublic) [mappress] Source: siliconrepublic, December 06, 2010

  • 30 January 2015

    Ireland’s marine renewable energy sector could ultimately be worth as much as €9 billion by 2030, and be supporting thousands of jobs on the island, according to Energy Minister Alex White. Speaking at the Marine Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI) Industry Day, in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork, Minister White also said his department’s support for research and […]

  • 5 May 2011

    With the European Council calling for a single EU gas and electricity market by 2014, ANN O’DEA looks at the implications for Ireland’s…   By Ann O’Dea (siliconrepublic) [mappress] Source: siliconrepublic, May 05, 2011;

  • 9 October 2012

    The national body representing the wind energy sector in Ireland, the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) has launched a new policy paper “Export Policy – A Renewables Development Policy Framework for Ireland” at its autumn conference in Killarney. The policy paper outlines specific areas of the Irish economy which would benefit economically if Ireland’s domestic […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ireland needs to install 1 GW of offshore wind energy capacity by 2025 if it is to meet the new Irish government’s target of 5GW of installed offshore wind by 2030, SSE Renewables said. Paul Cooley, Director of Capital Projects at SSE Renewables, told the Energy Ireland ‘Offshore Energy Conference’ that the new Coalition Government’s […]

  • 14 July 2015

    SmartBay Ltd has published a video to provide a snap shot of the installation of a subsea power and data cable at the Galway Bay Cabled Ocean Energy Testbed & Observatory. Featuring interviews with representatives from marine science organisations, the video highlights the significance of the SFI funded cable to Ireland’s marine infrastructure. The Marine Institute […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) called on businesses to avail of enterprise opportunities in Ireland’s sustainable energy sector with a projected value of €2.5 billion per annum by 2020. This is according to a new report launched by the Authority at an event in Dublin today. The report, Ireland’s Sustainable Energy Supply Chain Opportunity, which […]

  • 28 April 2011
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Belfast will invest in a logistics terminal for handling the offshore operations of DONG Energy in the Irish Sea and to promote Belfast’s “green economy”. The project is part of the Port Development Plan 2011-2013, the largest single investment, as reported by the Port Authority. The tender for the terminal is soon […]

  • 4 October 2012

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited yesterday welcomed His Excellency Mr. Noel White, Ireland’s Ambassador to Australia, to its Fremantle Wave Energy Research Facility. Carnegie’s Chairman, Grant Mooney, and Project Development Officer, Tim Sawyer, gave His Excellency a tour of the Fremantle facility, including an inspection of the recently deployed commercial CETO unit, and […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte will meet his counterpart, UK’s Minister of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change, Charles Hendry, in London this week, the Irish Times reported. They are going to discuss the possibility of direct export of power from Ireland’s wind turbines, both onshore and […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Hydrographic and geophysical surveys on the proposed 520MW Arklow Bank wind farm in the Irish Sea are scheduled to start in June. The start of the surveys off the Ireland’s Wicklow coast is weather dependent. Weather permitting, the work is expected to be completed by the end of September 2019, a marine notice said. The […]

  • 11 February 2014

    Carnegie’s subsidiary, CWE Ireland, has welcomed  the Irish Government’s recent announcement, according to which EUR 26 million would be invested in wave and tidal energy development. The Government’s plan also assesses that the marine renewable resources around the Irish coast amount to  up to 70GW,enough to supply Irish energy needs by more than 14 times. […]

  • 28 April 2011

      A group representing offshore wind power firms has rejected an ESRI report which calls for an end to subsidies for the sector. The National Offshore Wind Association (NOW Ireland) said that the country cannot meets its renewable energy targets without offshore wind energy production. Responding to the ESRI’s Review of Irish Energy Policy, it […]

  • 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.”

  • 20 December 2011

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced that it has formally applied for a Foreshore Licence to continue investigations for a proposed 5MW CETO commercial demonstration project offshore from County Clare, Ireland Carnegie, through its Irish subsidiary CETO Wave Energy Ireland (CWE Ireland), recently completed a detailed site evaluation and conceptual design study. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 June 2014

    Ireland’s marine test & demonstration facility actively seeks European wave device developers wishing to undertake funded sea trials in Ireland’s ¼ ocean energy test site. Irelands National Marine Test and Demonstration facility is located approximately 1.5km East of Spiddal on Ireland’s west coast. The Galway Bay test site is located within the national marine facility […]

  • 31 January 2013

    The significant contribution and key needs of the renewable energy industry to the economic and environmental future of Northern Ireland will top the agenda at the annual Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group (NIRIG) conference being held today (31 January) in Belfast. The “NI wind energy – the scale of the opportunity” conference will also examine […]

  • 21 June 2011

    Ministers from the British Isles, Ireland, The Channel Islands and the Isle of Man today signed up to a historic deal to cooperate on exploiting the major wind and marine resource in and around the islands. The states involved agreed to co-operate in the All Islands Approach to energy at this afternoon’s British Irish Council […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Since last year, Irish energy research projects have successfully secured €18m in EU funds for Ireland.  That is according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), which today launched a joint publication with Enterprise Ireland entitled “Building on Ireland’s Energy Research Performance”.  The report showcases academic and industry exemplars leading and participating in EU […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Ireland and France have signed an agreement in Paris at the International Energy Agency (IEA) biannual Ministerial Meeting to strengthen their ties and grow cooperation in the field of renewable energy. The agreement follows a successful development of the Ireland France roadmap including the establishment of the Ireland France Sustainable Energy Forum which was agreed by French Prime […]

  • 15 February 2013

    The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment proposes to ask the Northern Ireland Assembly to make new primary legislation, to introduce new powers relating to a regulatory regime for offshore renewable energy projects. Commenting on the consultation, Arlene Foster said: “The development of offshore renewable energy is an excellent opportunity for Northern Ireland in terms […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) is setting up ORPC Ireland, LLC, in County Donegal at the Co-Lab Business Centre at Letterkenny Institute of Technology. Seamus Neely, Chief Executive with Donegal County Council, said. “We are delighted that ORPC Ireland has located itself in Letterkenny, bringing vast knowledge and expertise of marine renewable energies to the […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    ESB’s ocean energy project, Westwave, has been awarded a grant of €238,000 by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). The grant is awarded under SEAI’s Ocean Energy Prototype Research and Development Programme which focuses on the development and deployment of ocean energy devices and systems, with an emphasis on industry-led projects. The grant is […]

  • 6 November 2017

    Ireland’s Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) is running the final public consultation on the development and design of a new renewable energy support scheme, with the consultation period closing on 10 November.