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Wind leading Ireland’s fight against climate change – EPA Report

The Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) has welcomed the Ireland’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions 2017 report from the Environmental Protection Agency, which identified wind energy as responsible for a substantial fall in carbon emissions in Ireland’s energy sector. Despite a one per cent increase in electricity demand in 2017, the report found that power generation emissions had fallen by 6.9 per c...
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IWEA work to ensure best practice guidelines in community engagement on wind energy

Responsible development and genuine community engagement are pre-conditions if the wind industry is going to continue to flourish and Ireland is to achieve its low carbon economy transition.” described Peter Harte, Chairman of IWEA. “We know that support for wind energy is high, 84% of those polled in an independent survey in October 2017 said they were positively in favour of wind energy, with o...
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