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Marine Notice No. 43 of 2013 – Amended 02/12/2013

December122013

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Osiris Projects will carry out a Geophysical survey involving a side-scan sonar, magnetometer, multi-beam echo-sounder bathymetry and sub-bottom profiling throughout the entire area identified in the table below. The survey started on Monday 26th August 2013 and will last until mid-January 2014, weather permitting…. Read the full article

Codling Wind Park – Foreshore Licence Application

December122013

The Codling Wind Park Delivery Team have submitted applications to the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government for a Foreshore Licence in respect of pre-construction survey works for the Codling Wind Park development.  These surveys are required for the discharge of conditions for the Codling Wind Park Foreshore Lease. A copy of the Foreshore… Read the full article

Marine Notice No. 43 of 2013

August252013

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been notified that Osiris Projects will carry out a Geophysical survey at Codling Bank Wind Park involving a side-scan sonar, magnetometer, multi-beam echo-sounder bathymetry and sub-bottom profiling throughout the entire area identified in the table below.  The survey will start on Monday 26th August 2013 and will… Read the full article

Ministers Sign MOU on potential to export green energy from Ireland to the UK

January242013

Minister for Communications Energy & Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, TD, and the UK Secretary for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey committed to working closely together to secure economic benefits for both countries through trade in renewable energy. Announcing the agreement Minister Rabbitte said: “Ireland has the potential to generate far more wind energy than… Read the full article

Fred. Olsen Renewables – 1GW grid connection

December112012

Fred. Olsen Renewables Ltd. has confirmed that it has signed a grid connection offer of 1GW for Codling Wind Park, with co-owners Hazel Shore Ltd [satisfying the typical power requirements of more than 160,000 homes*]. The Irish Waters project, which is situated in shallow waters, currently consented for 220 turbines with a further 200 turbines… Read the full article

East West Interconnector completed and operational

October12012

“The East-West Interconnector connects the Irish power system to the electricity grid in Britain through undersea and underground cables. This infrastructure is vital to the development of Ireland’s economy. Construction and installation of the Interconnector is now complete and the Interconnector is currently operating.” For more information visit: http://www.eirgridprojects.com/projects/east-westinterconnector/projectactivity/  

Codling Extension application submitted

October112009

Codling Wind Park have lodged an application with the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food for an extension to the consented Codling Wind Park Development. The extension proposal comprises an additional 200 turbines (up to 1000MW) and is located approximately 13km off the east coast of Ireland in water depths of between 11 and 18… Read the full article

Roadmap for offshore wind published

September162009

The European Offshore Wind Conference in Stockholm (14th September 2009) saw the publication of a roadmap for the development of offshore wind in Europe which recommended the creation of a European wide energy grid. The grid would include links which would connect Ireland to Wales, Scotland and France and which would allow Ireland to be… Read the full article

East West Interconnector studies released

June112008

Initial studies identify Rush Bay (North Co.Dublin) as the most suitable location for the cable to emerge onto land. The Marine survey has just been completed and Eirgrid will assess the results of the marine survey and other studies before selecting the most feasible route. The completion of the survey marks an important step forward… Read the full article