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Foynes harbour. Shannon Foynes Port chief executive Pat Keating, who met the German delegation, said it was clear there was ‘a huge opportunity’ for Ireland to export its energy to Germany.

A German delegation has visited Foynes to assess its potential as a green energy hub. German parliamentarian and innovation commissioner for green hy(...)

In 1992, wind power was a very expensive technology but this did not stop some advocates suggesting an immediate large-scale adoption in Ireland. File photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

In 1992, when the problem of climate change was first beginning to attract major public attention, the ESB held a conference on using wind power to ge(...)