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Dorothy Keane  who says that  noise from turbines has forced her to leave her home in Skrine, Co Roscommon, with her husband Michael. Photograph: Kenneth O’Halloran

A community group representing rural Ireland intends to unseat three Government Ministers at the next election as part of a new campaign against wind (...)

“Attainment of the 40 per cent target will require another 200 wind farms, 700km of new transmission line and hundreds of new towers to carry these lines. These transmission reinforcements alone will cost up to €3.9 billion, according to EirGrid,” says Dr Anthony White. Photograph: David Sleator

Achieving the target of generating 40 per cent of Ireland’s electricity by 2020 from renewable sources would require another 200 wind farms around th(...)


Malcolm Brown 
of BW Energy (left) and Paddy Massey of ReThink Pylons at a press conference in Dublin today outlining their plans for a pylon-free alternative to Grid25. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Ireland’s target of having 40 per cent of energy needs met by renewable sources by 2020 could be met in a single stroke if the Moneypoint power(...)