Cork firm to harness high winds in deep waters

Simply Blue Energy plans to exploit one of Ireland’s most prolific natural resources by building floating wind farms far out to sea

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
23rd August, 2020
Cork firm to harness high winds in deep waters
Valerie Cummins, operations and project director of Simply Blue Energy: ‘We are poised to deliver’. Picture: John Allen

Simply Blue Energy is expanding its operations in Cork as it looks to move early on the high potential floating wind energy market in Ireland.

Opening new offices in Cork last week as it recruited 12 new staff, Sam Roch-Perks, managing director of the renewable energy company, said he was focused on floating wind due to its ability to exploit high wind resources in Ireland’s vast deep sea waters.

Floating wind turbines are mounted...

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