Bord na Móna to develop renewable energy business park in midlands

Planning permission for the 3,000-hectare peatland site across Meath, Offaly and Westmeath will be lodged in the next two years

27th September, 2021
Bord na Móna to develop renewable energy business park  in midlands
‘Bord na Móna Energy Park’ is planned to be situated near the M6 at Rochfortbridge, Westmeath

Bord na Móna is seeking to convert a sizeable chunk of midlands land into an industrial park and renewable electricity generation site.

The 3,000-hectare peatland site across Meath, Offaly and Westmeath that was formerly used for peat extraction will be used for electricity creation and as a location for high-energy use industrial operations such as data centres and distribution facilities, the company expects.

Planning permission for the park is to be lodged in...

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