Northern Ireland gets 27.6MW of new wind power

A renewable energy and storage group has today opened two new wind farms in Northern Ireland. Gaelectric’s new projects represent a total investment of around £41 million and are expected to generate enough renewable power to meet the electricity demand of more than 17,500 homes each year. Groups from local schools attended the opening of the Inishative and Cregganconroe installations in Pomeroy, County […]

Irish firm raises €28m for onshore wind projects

Irish renewable energy group Gaelectric has raised €28 million (£20.5m) for onshore wind projects. The funds will be used to build wind farms in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. It is expected to help increase its operational onshore wind capacity to 177.6MW by the end of the year. This is the fourth round […]

Tesla battery storage to be launched in Ireland

Tesla Energy is launching its first battery power utility-scale project in Ireland in a joint venture with Gaelectric. They are developing battery projects which will enable them to use renewable energy. They aim to move away from fossil fuels to a more sustainable energy future by using the Tesla batteries. These can be used to enable homes, […]