Arklow Bank

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Arklow harbour in Wicklow.

SSE Renewables, part of the same group as Airtricity, will spend €15 million on boosting facilities at Arklow Harbour in Co Wicklow to support its pla(...)

Val Cummins of Simply Blue Energy: Irish politicians must begin backing floating wind now to ensure  its potential is unlocked over the next decade. Photograph: John Allen

Val Cummins is probably the only person in Irish corporate life who has dissected 3,000 edible periwinkles. She studied – not ate – the creatures duri(...)

An aerial shot over Arklow, where SSE Renewables is proposing to develop the onshore grid infrastructure associated with Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase 2 in the Irish Sea.

SSE Renewables is to submit the first ever planning application for the onshore grid infrastructure needed to connect an expanded Arklow Bank wind far(...)

An SSE maintenance vessel approaches a turbine on the company’s Arklow bank wind farm. Photograph: David O’Brien.

SSE Renewables plans to spend up to €6 billion building offshore wind farms around the Irish coast, according to its chief executive, Alistair Philli(...)

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan: “If Ireland was to realise its potential to generate 35 GW of offshore wind energy, it would have to work out how it is stored, shipped and used. “This is the industrial development question of our time,” he said. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The age of “the super grid” has arrived and will play a major role in decarbonising the world and ultimately bring cheaper electricity to consumers, M(...)

Dublin Array: Likely view from Dún Laoghaire towards Sandycove and out towards the Kish Bank.

The developers of a large offshore wind farm costing €1.5 billion, proposed for outer Dublin Bay and stretching south beyond Bray Head, have taken the(...)

The Scottish utility SSE plans to build an offshore wind farm in the Arklow Bank by 2025. Photograph: Reuters

Scottish utility group SSE has said it hopes to build an offshore wind farm off Ireland by 2025. The company’s Arklow Bank project of at least 520 meg(...)

With a sea area almost 10 times the size of its landmass, Ireland has very significant offshore wind capacity

The ESB and Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind have reached an agreement “to kick-start the offshore wind-generation industry in the Republic” b(...)

Wind turbines in the Irish Sea. Photograph: Reuters

In early 2002, the Government signed off on Ireland’s first offshore wind farm. It would be the world’s largest, a 520 MW giant of power generation, e(...)

Engineers climb a turbine inspection ladder on the Airtricity wind farm on the Arklow Bank in the Irish Sea. Photograph: David O'Brien

Stephen Wheeler of SSE Ireland is a forceful critic of Ireland’s failure to respond adequately to climate change. His consistent stance is driven by f(...)

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