Energia Opens €18 Million Wind Farm Extension

Energia has opened a new €18 million, 10.2 megawatt (MW) extension to the Drumloughhill Wind Farm in County Donegal. Peter Baillie, managing director of Energia Renewables, comments: “The company has consistently been one of the largest investors in the renewable sector and invested a significant €200 million in the last two years in over 100MW … Read more

Energia to Become Biggest Purchaser of New Wind Farm Power in 2011

Energia will be the biggest purchaser of the renewable energy produced by Ireland’s growing number of wind farms in 2011, according to new figures from the Irish Wind Energy Association. Responding to the massive increase in demand from Irish businesses for ‘green’ power, Energia is set to grow its renewable energy portfolio by over 268 … Read more

Energia Adds Further Wind Power

Energy provider Energia has completed it new 10MW wind farm at Drumlough Hill, Buncrana in County Donegal. The twelve new wind turbines will increase the electricity generated at Drumlough Hill to 15MW. “Energia has consistently been one of the largest investors in Ireland’s renewable sector and currently has 255MW of operational renewable electricity capacity contracted within its … Read more

Energia Makes Further Progress With All-island Renewable Energy Objectives

Energia, a member of the Viridian Group, has achieved financial close for its Eur72 million investment in 51 megawatts of electricity capacity in new wind farms at Crigshane and Church Hill in County Tyrone. The development forms part of Energia’s all-island renewable energy plans. Energia has completed Eur65 million in non-recourse project financing with Nord/LB … Read more

Record Number of Council’s Switch to Save

A record 27 local authorities have switched to leading independent energy provider Energia for their unmetered electricity supply since this market was opened last year. The local authorities making the switch include Dublin City Council, Cork City Council, Laois County Council, Louth, Carlow County Council, Kilkenny County Council, Monaghan County Council, Wexford County Council and … Read more

€23m North Kerry Wind Farm Begins Production

Tra Investments, a subsidiary of Lee Strand Co-operative, has commenced operation at its new Eur23 million wind farm project in North Kerry. The green electricity will be used by Energia, Ireland’s largest independent energy supplier, to provide power to businesses throughout Ireland. The 16 turbine 13.3MW wind farm is located on three sites between North … Read more

New Energy Supply in Dublin to Save €300,000 Annually

Dublin’s new unmetered energy efficient electricity supply has been switched on. The energy efficient electricity supply will be used in 768 sets of Dublin city’s traffic lights and 42,500 public lights and will benefit Dublin City Council with major cost savings of up to Eur300,000 annually. This green initiative is one of several improvements included … Read more