Ireland’s Galway wins European green city status

The Irish city of Galway has officially been launched as the 2017 European Green Leaf. The award is a competition aimed at cities and towns across Europe, with between 20,000 and 10,000 inhabitants, that recognises commitment to better environmental outcomes, with a particular focus on green growth and jobs. The city is said to have […]

Irish energy firm raises €160m for wind farm

An Irish energy company has managed to raise €160 million (£139m) worth of investment to support a wind farm in the country. Cash for the 42.8MW Leitir Gungaid project located on the Atlantic Coast in Galway was provided by Norddeutsche Landesbank and DNB Bank. The wind farm joins Invis Energy’s 44.35MW project in the Stack’s […]