Renewable Energy

Wind turbine
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It has been said that Ireland’s greatest asset is its coastline, Ireland’s west coast has the highest resources available to generate ocean energy in Europe.

Mayo currently has 8 windfarms with a capacity of 82.64MW (IWEA, 2018). The largest of these is Carrowleagh Windfarm, with a capacity of 36.80MW, comissioned in 2012.

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