Wind in their sales – surge in Irish offshore firms as oil crisis persists

A growing demand for renewable energy amid fuel rationing and blackout fears has led to a growth spurt in the Irish sector

Aqualicense founder Kate Dempsey. Photo: Martina Regan

Gabrielle Monaghan

New Irish businesses are springing up “almost every week” to service Ireland’s nascent offshore wind development sector amid a surge in global demand for renewable energy heightened by the need to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and meet climate targets.