Renewable power growth at lowest level in two decades

Wind Energy Ireland chief says dip is temporary and there will be record growth in renewables over the next decade

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
19th December, 2021
Renewable power growth at lowest level in two decades
Noel Cunnife, chief executive of Wind Energy Ireland. Picture: Conor McCabe

Ireland is on track for its worst year in renewable power growth in 20 years, just as global figures show 2021 is due to be a record year for renewable electricity growth internationally.

New figures from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) show the country looks set to add only around 10MW of new renewable electricity capacity through wind power this year, down on an annual average of around 350-400MW of additional renewable electricity capacity over...

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