Sea change: Are floating wind farms the answer to Ireland’s energy needs?
The ESB’s redevelopment of Moneypoint power station as a clean energy hub is only the start of what could be an enormously profitable Irish wind energy sector as experts welcome the establishment of Mara, a badly needed new agency to streamline the planning and legal process
If there’s one person who is confident that the ESB can achieve its plan of developing a major offshore floating wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean, it’s Rhodri James.
The London-based executive is a business developer with Equinor, the Norwegian oil, gas and renewable energy giant that is now partnering with the commercial semi-state to develop the ambitious project, and he can rattle off similar, even bigger wind farms the company...
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