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  • 11 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The government of Ireland is looking to invest in marine energy and wind power. Their coast is believed to be a prime location for offshore…   [mappress] Source: examiner, May 11, 2010;

  • 6 May 2013
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Ltd. (CWE) announces that the Irish Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Mr Phil Hogan T.D., has approved its application for a Foreshore License in respect of site investigation works between Freagh Point and Spanish Point, Co. Clare. This site was originally selected by CWE’s 100% owned […]

  • 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. […]

  • 31 December 2013

    Ireland’s Minister for Natural Resources, Fergus O’Dowd, T.D. has pledged EUR 15 million for continuation of “the most valuable resource for marine research and development in Ireland and beyond”. This 5 year-scheme, which will cover 125,000 square kilometres of underwater territory, will benefit many sectors besides offshore renewable energy projects. Minister O’Dowd said: “I am […]

  • 14 January 2011

    Australian renewables developer Carnegie Wave Energy has agreed a deal with the Irish Government to explore potential sites for marine… (build) [mappress] Source: build, January 14, 2011

  • 7 January 2011

    Renewables developer Carnegie Wave Energy has signed a funding agreement with the Irish Government to evaluate potential wave energy sites… (wabusinessnews) [mappress] Source: wabusinessnews, January 07, 2011

  • 10 January 2011

    Renewables developer Carnegie Wave Energy has signed a funding agreement with the Irish Government to evaluate potential wave energy sites… (wabusinessnews) [mappress] Source: wabusinessnews, January 10, 2011

  • 29 May 2012

    Irish Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, launched yesterday the Government’s Strategy for Renewable Energy 2012-2020. The strategy involves wind, wave and tidal power, bio energy and R&D.  The document says that green energy and clean technology already support about 19,000 working positions in the country. According to the Irish Times, Mr […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The EDF Group has acquired a 50% interest in the 1GW Codling offshore wind farm project in Ireland from Hazel Shore. Its subsidiary EDF Renewables, dedicated to wind and solar energy across the globe, will now partner with Fred Olsen Renewables Ltd, which already owns 50% to develop and build the project. The Codling project […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor and the Irish state-owned electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB) have entered into a partnership to cooperate on the offshore wind sector in Ireland. The partnership will work to identify suitable sites for new offshore wind farms in Irish waters and will work to mature potential future projects. Additionally, the potential for energy storage technology […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited  has completed its detailed site evaluation and conceptual design study of a proposed 5MW CETO commercial demonstration project in Irish waters. The conceptual design and site project study was 50% funded by the Irish Government’s Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) under the Ocean Energy Prototype Research […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Irish government has designated seven offshore wind projects as relevant, meaning they will be fast-tracked through the new marine planning regime. The selected projects include the Oriel, innogy’s Bray and Kish Banks, Codling I and II, Skerd Rocks and North Irish Sea Array (NISA) wind farms. The announcement means the projects are allowed to […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Innogy is planning to commence stakeholder and community consultations for the Dublin Array offshore wind project in Ireland early this autumn. The wind farm is currently in the development phase, and data gathering will continue until the summer to refresh the environmental reporting and project design, innogy said. Ecological surveys are also underway in the […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited presents its proposed Irish demonstration project at the Marine Renewables Industry Association’s (MRIA) Ocean Energy Industry Forum ‘Putting our Marine Renewables Resources to Work’ in Dublin. The presentation was given by Kieran O’Brien, Carnegie’s Dublin-based Executive Director of European Business Development, on Friday 10 February 2012 and presented […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The agreement signed today in Dublin by the Energy Minister of Ireland and the UK Secretary of State for Energy to pave the way for the export of Ireland’s wind energy to Britain could serve as a template for other countries – and be a step towards a pan-European electricity grid.  “With greater grid integration […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    London-based Colebrook Offshore has established a partnership with the Irish Grimes Offshore Services (GOS) to offer comprehensive marine, offshore and consultancy services for the offshore wind market in Ireland. Colebrook Offshore said it will offer support services to the renewable and offshore vessel markets, ranging from strategy and market approach to vessel contracting and operational support. The […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology

    The Irish Government has approved a foreshore lease to the Marine Institute for the installation of a quarter-scale renewable energy test facility that will also see floating wind testing. However, the approval came with a limit for only one floating wind device being tested at a time.

  • 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.

  • 30 September 2013

    Finbarr (Barry) Mc Sweeney, Founder of BMSA Technology Ltd., has been appointed Special Advisor to University College Cork with regard to the development of the Beaufort Lab. This €16 million investment project supports Global Maritime and Energy Research is based at the IMERC campus in Ringaskiddy and houses the National Wave Energy Test facility. Barry […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Resolute Marine Energy, Inc. (RME) recently completed the registration of its 100% owned subsidiary in Ireland, Resolute Marine Limited (RML). RML is based in Cork and will soon move its operations from Dublin to the Irish Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster (IMERC) campus at the National Maritime College of Ireland.  “We’re very excited to start […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Geoquip AS has completed a geotechnical survey campaign at the Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland. The month-long campaign complements the geophysical survey completed by Alpha Marine in August last year. Data collected during these surveys contributes to the foundation design, as well as also the future wind farm layout. According to Parkwind, the outbreak […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Irish renewable energy group Gaelectric has partnered with Ideol to develop floating offshore wind energy projects in Irish waters using Ideol’s Damping Pool technology.

  • 24 January 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Mainstream Renewable Power, the global wind and solar company set up by Eddie O’Connor, which is behind the 5,000MW Energy Bridge export plan, has welcomed today’s Memorandum of Understanding between the British and Irish governments to export Irish wind power to the UK. Commenting on the signing, Mainstream’s Chief Executive Eddie O’Connor said: “Today is […]