Friday November 22, 2019

Windfarm’s output ‘to be a third higher than planned’

Innogy Renewables Ireland plans to instal up to 100 turbines 10km off the Dublin coastline

By Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

@danieltmurray
22nd October, 2019

The German company plans to start construction in 2024, with the wind farm up and running by 2025 or early 2026 Picture: Gett

A German firm planning to build a windfarm 10km off the Dublin/Wicklow coast has said that the turbines will generate up to a third more energy than had been expected.

Innogy Renewables Ireland's involvement in the Dublin Array offshore windfarm was announced last year, after it bought a 50 per cent stake to develop the wind farm with Saorgus Energy, an Irish firm.

The project's managers recently applied for a foreshore license to carry out...

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