Monthly Archives: January 2015


New clean energy investment up 12pc in 2014

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New clean energy investment up 12pc in 2014 New investment in the global clean energy sector totalled US$67.9bn in Q4 2014, up 4pc on the same quarter in 2013 (US$65.2bn), according to new figures. Online financial news and data service

€352m Invested In Irish Wind Energy Projects

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€352m Invested In Irish Wind Energy Projects €352 million was invested in Irish wind energy projects last year. This is enough clean electricity generation capacity to power an additional 144,000 homes nationally, according to figures compiled by the Irish Wind Energy

Ireland hits new record of wind energy production at 1,942MW

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Ireland hits new record of wind energy production at 1,942MW The windy conditions that have battered Ireland have been be a major boom to the country’s wind-energy production, contributing to its largest ever wind-energy output. The figure recorded by EirGrid

Revolutionary new Irish turbine turns a gentle breeze into a profitable gale

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Revolutionary new Irish turbine turns a gentle breeze into a profitable gale Five Granard brothers have reinvented the wind turbine by thinking small and using a breeze rather than chasing the high winds, writes Tom Prendeville. Jim Smyth has designed