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  • Milestone met as Statkraft erects first turbine in Ireland

    18.08.2019 news

    Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, has announced that the first of seven turbines has been erected this week, at Kilathmoy on the Limerick / Kerry border in the south-west of Ireland.

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  • Statkraft welcomes Ireland’s Climate Action Plan 2019

    23.06.2019 news

    Statkraft Ireland has welcomed the announcement of the Irish government’s Climate Action Plan 2019.

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  • Statkraft committed to delivering for Ireland on Climate Action targets

    02.06.2019 13.00 pressrelease

    Ireland has set out an ambitious and meaningful vision around climate change and while 2020 targets will be missed, the Government is radically increasing its efforts to improve societal understanding of the challenges we face and developing a positive national attitude towards decarbonisation.

  • Statkraft's latest wind farm is Coole

    11.04.2019 news

    Statkraft Ireland’s proposed Coole Wind Farm has received planning consent from An Bord Pleanála providing Ireland’s objectives of reaching its renewable energy targets a welcome boost. Located in Co. Westmeath, the wind farm will consist of 13 turbines with a maximum tip height of 175m.

  • Statkraft CEO Christian Rynning-Tønnesen visiting Dublin

    11.04.2019 news

    “Ireland has high ambitions for renewable energy, and Statkraft has ambitious plans for Ireland”, said Christian Rynning-Tønnesen, CEO of Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, during his speech today at The Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) in Dublin.

  • Statkraft Ireland joins in supporting the IWEA 2019 spring conference

    11.03.2019 news

    (Cork, 11 March 2019) Statkraft Ireland has been confirmed as a supporting sponsor for the annual Irish Wind Energy Association’s (IWEA) spring conference which will take place on 12th and 13th March 2019 in the Clayton Burlington Hotel, Dublin 4. This is a two day conference with gala dinner on the evening of Tuesday 12th March.

  • Moanvane Wind Farm granted planning permission

    12.02.2019 news

    (Cork, 12 February 2019) Statkraft Ireland’s plan for a new wind farm in Co. Offaly, Ireland has achieved final planning consent. The Moanvane Wind Farm was submitted as a planning application in 2017 and since then has received planning approval from both Offaly County Council and An Bord Pleanála.

  • Statkraft starts construction of Kilathmoy wind farm in Ireland

    25.10.2018 news

    (Cork/Oslo, 25 October 2018) Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, has decided to start construction of the 23.1 MW Kilathmoy wind farm in south-west Ireland.

  • Statkraft’s Airvolution partnership bears fruit in Scotland

    11.10.2018 news

    Statkraft has confirmed its continued commitment to onshore wind in the UK by the acquisition of Ackron, a 36+MW onshore wind farm project. The unconsented project, located in the Scottish Highlands, was identified and secured by its development partner, Airvolution Clean Energy Limited.

  • Statkraft acquires wind development business in Ireland and the UK

    02.10.2018 11.32 pressrelease

    (Cork/London/Oslo, 2 October 2018) Statkraft has acquired the Irish and UK wind development businesses of the Element Power Group. The transaction provides Statkraft with a large onshore wind development pipeline in Ireland and strengthens Statkraft’s position in the UK.