Jun 30, 2023
According to estimates, Ireland has more than 50 GW of offshore wind energy potential. That’s enough energy to power 37.5 million homes, and is the carbon equivalent of removing 10 million cars from the road. But is it as simple as building a big offshore wind farm, and plugging it into the grid, or private wire to an intensive electricity user like a data centre, and counting the benefits?
To find out, Craig McKechnie, host of the Echelon Power & Responsibility podcast, talked to Mainstream’s Úna Brosnan, Head of Offshore for Ireland, and Senior Offshore Development Manager Leo Quinn. Listen to the full discussion, or read the abridged interview below.
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