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An Bord Pleanála has been told to reconsider the Maighne wind farm project. Photograph:   Dara Mac Dónaill

The High Court has “quashed in its entirety” a refusal by An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for a 47-turbine wind farm on the Kildare-Meat(...)

An Bord Pleanála has refused permission for a huge wind farm in north Meath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Planning permission for a controversial €240 million wind farm development at in north Meath has been refused by an Bord Pleanála. Element Power had (...)

Wind turbines: An extensive wind farm project has been planned for Emlagh, near Kells, in Co Meath. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A Meath engineer has been granted leave to appeal the High Court rejection of his challenge last month to the decision-making process in relation to a(...)

The scale of the planned wind farm in north Co Meath is difficult to understand, a town planner told an oral hearing. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It is difficult to comprehend the scale of a wind farm proposed for north Co Meath and the project would result in the “sterilisation” of other invest(...)

The developer claims if permission is secured the wind farm will generate substantial electricity for up to 30 years, 225 construction jobs and 60 long-term jobs, and some €3.5 million for local projects over its lifetime

An engineer has lost his High Court challenge over the planning procedure adopted for a proposed wind farm near his home at Kells, Co Meath. Ms Justic(...)

An engineer has lost his High Court challenge over a proposed wind farm near his home at Kells, Co Meath. John Callaghan had claimed a”fundamentally u(...)

It is alleged An Bord Pleanála decided the proposed development has “strategic infrastructural status” which means a planning application can be made directly to the board with no public involvement in the environmental-impact assessment

An engineer opposed to a proposed wind farm in Co Meath claims the development has a “fundamentally unfair” planning procedure. He said there is no (...)

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(...)

Davy Stockbrokers suggested the UK had cooled on the Irish export scheme and were instead looking to developing fracking, North Sea gas and nuclear energy. Photograph: Reuters

Plans to export wind energy from Ireland to the UK are unlikely to go ahead before the end of the decade, the Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte (...)