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

Stories from IrelandIrish wind farms break record as turbines generate 43pc of electricity in March
Kerry leads Ireland’s wind energy output, calls for other counties to step up
Renewables contract opportunities for Irish supply chains to be unveiled
EirGrid makes space for more renewables
Ireland’s power generation and industrial emissions decreased by seventeen per cent in 2023
EPA announces funding of €14.5m for new environmental and climate research
Market and RegulationSEM: SEM-24-026 CMC Modifications Workshop 36 – Timetable
SEM: SEM-24-023 CRM Exception Application and Opt-out Notification Process for the T-4 2028/29 Capacity Auction
SEM: SEM-23-024 Compensation Arrangements for Net Transfer Capacity Reductions – Decision Paper
SEM: SEM-24-024 Proposal to Introduce Early Delivery Incentives into the CRM – Consultation Paper
SEM: CMC Modifications Workshop 36 Timetable
SEM: CRM Exception Application and Opt-out Notification Process for the T-4 2028/29 Capacity Auction
SEM: Compensation Arrangements for Net Transfer Capacity Reductions – Decision Paper
EirGrid: EirGrid to host cable construction information events on the Celtic Interconnector project  Latest financial details from the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications 
International StoriesGlobal wind power production ‘very predictable’ 
Northern Ireland implements renewables support 
‘New English onshore wind planning regime is unworkable’
Parkmead plans 100MW Scottish project
England could produce 13 times more renewable energy, using less than 3% of land 
Scotland approves ESB’s 96MW wind farm
Bid to build 125 metre high wind turbine rejected by council
Onshore wind and solar farms in Cumberland could fuel 3 million homes 
RWE repowers German wind turbine
German onshore wind sees record auction volumes, permitting improvements and crucial new port investments 
Nordics renewables portfolio secures refinancing
‘Austria must install 1GW of wind a year’
TotalEnergies, RWE inaugurate 15MW Vilpion wind farm
Conquest snaps up Finnish wind farms 
Nordex bags 253MW German order 
Eolus reaches FID on Swedish wind trio
A strong EU wind industry is vital for environmental, economic and social well-being says EESC
RWE connects Lengerich wind turbine to grid after successful repowering
First turbine goes up at Lithuanian wind farm 
Expansion of onshore wind power: RWE and Nordex agree on delivery of wind turbines with 800 MW 
Vestas banks 165MW order double – reNews – Renewable Energy News
EBRD and Erste Approve Financing for New Windfarm in Serbia
Vestas bags 554MW US order
Nordex swoops on 295MW South Africa wind 
Conquest Acquires 182 MW Onshore Wind Portfolio from BHM Renewables
EU investigates China over wind turbine imports into Europe
Toyota Tsusho launches new African venture

News from the Irish Wind Farmers Association (IWFA) End March 2024

The Irish Wind Farmers’ AssociationNewsletter Sponsored byEntrust[http://]IFACMKOPrepay Power Energy TradingStories from IrelandLandmark wind turbine noise ruling from High Court referred to attorney general
Bord na Móna and SSE Renewables in onshore wind venture
SSE, FuturEnergy’s Irish project plans approved
Laois wind farm hit with high court challenge
TRIG sell Kerry wind farm for €62mMarket and RegulationSEM: CRM T-4 CY2028/29 Capacity Auction Parameters Consultation Paper
SEM: SEMOpx Revised Regulatory Revenue Recovery Framework Consultation Paper
SEM: SEM-24-019 CRM T-4 CY2028/29 Capacity Auction Parameters Consultation Paper
SEM: Indicative All-Island Tariff Timetable 2024
SEM: SEMC Annual Report October 2022 – September 2023
SEM: SEMC Minutes – Meeting 200
SEM: MMU Weekly Report 11 March 2024
SEM: MMU Weekly Report 4 March 2024
SEM: MMU Weekly Report 26 February 2024
CRU: The Annual Transmission Electricity Performance Report (‘APR’) and Investment Planning and Delivery Report (‘IPD’)
EPA: Monitoring & Assessment: Climate Change: Air emissions PublicationsInternational StoriesTRIG sells 32 MW of Scottish wind farms
EDF to host Scottish supply chain event
Germany launches onshore wind tender
Commerz Real snaps up 46MW Finnish wind farm
ERBD approves finance for Serbian wind project
Nordex secures 98MW Swedish order
Vestas picks up Polish order
Deutsche Windtechnik expands into Belgium
Nordex hybrid tower wins German approval
Vattenfall seals permit for Swedish giant
TRIG sells Scottish onshore farms
Windplanblauw’s final nearshore turbine powers up
Austria brings in onshore wind reforms
Simply Blue expands into onshore renewables
Aging of European wind power
WindEurope 2024: New group promotes sustainability
EcoVadis, WindEurope and leading wind industry organisations launch ‘Wind Energy Initiative’
WindEurope 2024: Enercon wins 250MW Turkish order
WindEurope 2024: EU wind targets ‘within reach’
WindEurope 2024: Next EU Parliament must ‘double down’ on 2030 targets
WindEurope 2024: Nabrawind completes tower design
WindEurope2024: ‘Resilient’ EU focuses on energy security
WindEurope 2024: Nordex bags 800MW order from RWE
WindEurope2024: Spain signs wind charter
WindEurope 2024: New features for Enercon’s E-175 EP5
Ignitis powers up Polish wind project
ZF begins serial production from Belgian factory
Vestas scoops 51MW EnVentus order in Spain
Clearvise, Vestas optimise French wind portfolio
Octopus invests in German player
Rebound in wind energy financing in 2023 shows that the right policies attract investors
Powering up Mörknässkogen Wind Project in Finland 
Wind Turbine Order Surges to New Heights in 2023, Reaching 155 GW 
Exus Acquires 306MW Pennsylvania Wind Portfolio brings brands together to support 55 MW wind farm 
WPD achieves financial close for Taiwanese wind farm
Wpd to build 528 MW wind farm in north Romania 
Stonepeak & Shizen Energy To Form Asian Onshore Wind Platform
Onshore wind power: Amea launches work on a 500 MW field in Ras Ghareb, Egypt
Vestas wins 319MW Mexican turbine order
Invenergy starts operations at Japanese wind farm
Adani Green Energy Completes 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat