Arklow Bank

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Ireland has only one offshore wind farm, the Arklow Bank in the Irish Sea

Last year was a record one for offshore wind energy in Europe, according to statistics released on Tuesday by WindEurope. Growth has been driven by (...)

If Ireland did not introduce additional taxes on carbon, ‘it will be eye wateringly expensive’for the Exchequer to ensure Irish houses are retrofitted by 2050,’ Oireachtas committee hears. File   photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The vast majority of Irish homes will need to undergo a “deep retrofit” by 2050 to meet targets for reducing CO2emissions while adopting renewable ene(...)

Wind turbines  in the Irish sea. Multibillion euro offshore wind projects must be separated from Anglo-Irish disagreements about the British subsidies to be paid for wind energy from the midlands, a leading offshore executive has said.

Multibillion euro offshore wind projects must be separated from Anglo-Irish disagreements about the British subsi(...)

Corkermore wind farm  in Dunkineely, Co Donegal. Photograph: David Sleator

Plans to pepper the Irish midlands with giant wind turbines exporting the electricity they generate to Britain are not driven only by Tory conc(...)