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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# turbines

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2022
# blown away
Ireland has strongest April on record for generating wind energy
The CEO of Wind Energy Ireland has called for increased development of renewable energy.
All time
# turbines
Irish Wildlife Trust lodges objection to Bord na Móna windfarm in Co Longford
An outcome on the planning application for the 24-turbine windfarm is expected in July.
# strong gales
Pics: A wind turbine has collapsed in Co Tyrone
The incident took place last night between Fivemiletown and Fintona.
# great drying out
Ireland's wind energy on Sunday night was enough to power almost 1.5 million homes
It was not a good hair day.
# turbines
Global Wind Day: Wind meeting 2% more electricty demand than last year
Members of the public have been granted access to a number of wind farms to mark the day.
# shelved
It's official: The Government has cancelled its Midlands wind energy export plan
Ireland and the UK couldn’t agree on a final deal.
# wind aware
New website holds microscope to "industry-driven" wind energy production in Ireland
Wind Area Ireland is a launching a site today that it hopes will become a resource for communities, journalists, and policy-makers.
# ratio
The distance from a wind turbine to a house should be 10 times its height says new bill
Sinn Féin are set to table the bill today but insists that it doesn’t make them anti-wind energy.
# turbines
These five graphs dig into the figures behind wind energy in Ireland
Figures show that wind power generation did not meet forecast electricity generator 58 per cent of the time over the past five years.
# turbines
Anti-wind farms protest takes place in Mullingar
A Labour TD said he believed that around 1,500 people attended the event.
# turbines
Ireland to export wind energy to Britain
An agreement being signed today could see some of the largest wind turbines in the world erected in the Bog of Allen in the midlands.