Wind Energy

According to the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA), it estimates that to meet Ireland’s target for 40% renewable energy sources for electricity by 2020, Ireland will have to generate 6,500 MW (megawatts) of power from wind.   With 1,260 MW already installed, Wind farm on top of green hillswe need about 5,240 MW more power from wind, an equivalent of over 1,000 wind turbines in 10 years.  This poses a significant infrastructural challenge for the Country. Planning Consultancy Services can assist in the delivery of wind farm projects. We have extensive experience with wind farm developments in the public and private sector, including both the adjudication and preparation of wind farm planning applications and Environmental Impact Statements. In particular, we are available to provide expert planning advice on Wind Farm Feasibility Studies, planning applications/appeals as well as submissions to County Wind Farm Strategy’s nationwide