Monday February 17, 2020

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

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

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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