Irish wind sector could create 30,000 jobs

Ireland’s wind sector could help create around 30,000 jobs by 2020 if the Government brings reforms in the industry. That’s according to the Irish Wind Energy Association’s (IWEA) latest report, which states how the nation could benefit economically from renewable energy. At its conference yesterday, the IWEA called on the Government to reconsider targets to […]

Wind power to save Irish energy users £31m this year

A new report claims that wind power will deliver £217m of savings to Irish energy consumers by 2020. The study, commissioned by the Irish Wind Energy Association and carried out by consultants Redpoint Energy, found that an 11.5% reduction in wholesale electricity prices will be achieved through delivering 45% of the overall generation mix from […]