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ESB and Norwegian partner look to wind for big electricity boost 

Ireland has just one offshore wind farm and wholesale prices are 20-50pc higher than the UK or Spain

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Winds of change are shifting generation of electricity from the coal-fired Moneypoint power station

Winds of change are shifting generation of electricity from the coal-fired Moneypoint power station

Winds of change are shifting generation of electricity from the coal-fired Moneypoint power station

ESB and Norwegian energy giant Equinor are exploring five sites off the Irish coast, which they say could generate enough wind energy to power four million homes.

Over the last four months, the companies have submitted foreshore licence applications to the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage to study sites off the coasts of Dublin, Wexford, Waterford, Cork and Clare.


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