€12m wind energy project approved for Bangor Erris

Funding of €12m has been approved for an ambitious three-year airborne wind energy project in North Mayo. The project is centred around the development of an airborne wind test site at Bangor Erris and is led by Mayo County Council...

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French company ‘floats’ idea of Mayo offshore windfarm

An application has been made for a foreshore licence to explore the potential development of floating offshore wind testing technology off the North Mayo coast. French company SAIPEM has applied to the Minister of Housing, Planning, and Local Government for...

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Council urged to hit energy developers with ‘disturbance’ charges

wind turbine
Mayo Co Council is being urged to push developers who profit from natural resources like wind and forestry to pay...

Monday, 06/07/20 - 8:23am Read More

Blowing in the wind

Aerial shot of the Oweninny wind farm site taken at dawn on June 28 last.
The ESB sent us this fascinating video of the Oweninny wind farm site in north Mayo as completion of the...

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