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World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Opens

The world’s largest operational offshore wind farm has been opened off the coast of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. The £1 billion Walney wind farm is a joint venture between DONG Energy (50.1%), SSE (25.1%) and OPW (24.8%). With 102 turbines and

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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

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€50 Million Wind Farm in County Clare to Proceed

Bord Pleanala has rejected an appeal by An Taisce against a Clare County Council decision to allow Hibernian Windpower to construct a wind farm incorporating 11 turbines of approximately 2500kW capacity each, at Boolynageragh, Lissycasey. The development site, which is

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Gaelectric Secures Approval for £22 Million Tyrone Wind Farm

Gaelectric, the Irish renewable energy group, has received planning approval for a 15 Megawatt (MW) wind farm at Inishative, near Pomeroy, in County Tyrone. The wind farm development will consist of six wind turbines with a maximum hub height of

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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

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World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Opens

Vattenfall, one of the leading European energy companies, has officially opened the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, located off England’s south east coast, has 100 turbines and will generate electricity equivalent to the annual consumption

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One of UK’s Largest Offshore Wind Farms Opens

E.ON has officially opened one of the UK’s largest offshore wind farms. Located in the Solway Firth, the Robin Rigg wind farm has a total capacity of 180 megawatts and the potential to generate enough electricity to supply the annual

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Gaelectric Secures Planning Approval For of €22 Million Wind Farm in Tyrone

Gaelectric, the Irish renewable energy company, has received planning approval for a 11.5 megawatt (MW) wind farm at Cregganconroe, Pomeroy, County Tyrone. The wind farm development will consist of five wind turbines and will be capable of generating energy equivalent

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Europe’s Largest Wind Farm Set for Expansion

ScottishPower Renewables is to expand the capacity of its Whitelee wind farm by 217 megawatts (MW) to 539 megawatts, cementing its position as the largest wind farm in Europe. Using Alstom technology, the new capacity is slated to come on

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International Investment Fund Acquires Irish Wind Farm

The fund managed by BNP Paribas Clean Energy Partners has acquired 100% of Gortahile Windfarm, which owns and operates a 20 megawatt wind farm in County Laois, from ABO Wind Ireland. The Gortahile Windfarm began commercial operation at the end

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