Ireland

Giant offshore wind projects to be built in Ireland’s seas

Ireland’s plans for developing offshore wind are starting to take real shape with two new large projects in the pipeline. The Moneypoint and Codling wind farms would between them bring nearly 3 GW of offshore wind capacity to the Emerald Isle’s coasts in the next decade. Offshore wind will play a significant role in Ireland’s ...

Ireland’s new legislation to ease offshore wind development

Irish Government is working on a new maritime planning bill that would remove the regulative and administrative challenges present under the current act and allow for faster realisation of offshore wind projects. The Maritime Area Planning (MAP) Bill will also establish a new agency to regulate development in Ireland’s Maritime Area – the Maritime Area Regulatory ...