News from the Irish Wind Farmers’ Association – Mid June 2024

Register now for the Irish Wind Farmers Association Annual Conference 2024 on Thursday 28th November at Lyrath Estate Kilkenny.

Stories from IrelandWind farms have generated more than a third of Ireland’s electricity so far this year
Plans for Laois wind farm approved 10 years ago are again being assessed
RES exploring potential for new wind farm in Northern Ireland
SSE wraps up Yellow River turbine installation
Two-month shutdown of Ireland’s largest onshore wind farm due to cable fault
Market and RegulationSEM: Terms of Reference for Year 5 Market Audit Decision Paper
SEM: TSOs’ proposed definitions of Curtailment, Constraint and Energy Balancing
SEM: CMC Modifications Workshop 37 Timetable
SEM: SEMOpx Revised Regulatory Revenue Recovery Framework Decision Paper
SEM: Directed Contract Round 27: Q4 2024 to Q3 2025 Information Paper
SEM: MMU Weekly Report – 27 May 2024
SEM: SEMC minutes 25 January 2024 
EirGrid: EirGrid identifies potential site for new substation to power electricity needs of central Dublin
CRU: Public Sector Obligation Levy 2024-2025 Decision Paper Consultation
CRU: New Consultation Platform Minister Ryan gets government approval for measures to speed up climate transition General Scheme – Environmental Protection (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2024 Accelerating Renewable Electricity Taskforce
International Stories‘Couple EU Green Deal to an Industrial Deal’
GOW24: UK needs grid plan from next gov
RUK welcomes Labour pledge to end onshore wind ban
Industry welcomes pledge to lift onshore wind ban in England
Amazon plans England’s tallest onshore wind turbine
Muirhall scales back Scottish wind project plans
OCU Group acquires RJ McLeod
SENSEWind demos 6MW self-erecting tower and turbine
Nordex Group bags German repowering order 
Enersense considering selling onshore wind, PV assets 
Resolv signs vPPA with telecom giant 
DTEK unveils plans for Croatian wind farm
Iberdrola obtains permit for 274MW Portuguese project
Nordex exceeds 5GW in Nordics turbine installations
Cubico reaches 1GW Italian milestone
Arise makes 500MW Finnish wind, solar pact 
European Energy secures Microsoft PPAs
Qualitas snaps up German wind repowering project
Vestas seals 72MW turbine order
RWE inaugurates 44MW Nouvions
Clean energy: Portugal will begin building its largest wind farm early next year
DTEK, GE Vernova sign wind power MoU
Acciona Energia signs Spanish, Portuguese PPA 
Rezolv, Low Carbon select Vestas for Romanian project
Romanian wind project secures €291m construction funding 
Vifor Wind Farm, Romania
DTEK, GE Vernova sign wind power MoU
Eurowind progresses 48MW Romanian wind farm
Orsted starts up 518MW Texas hybrid 
Mississippi’s first utility-scale wind farm is officially online
Vestas picks up 577MW Oz order
Vestas signs turbine deal for its ‘largest ever onshore wind farm’ in Australia
TagEnergy starts work on phase 2 of 1333MW Oz project
Australia set to house Southern hemisphere’s largest 1.3 GW wind farm
Suzlon bags 104MW supply deal in India
Vestas wins 90MW order in South Korea