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Ireland and UK sign a historic wind energy sharing deal

The Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) has enthusiastically greeted a significant agreement signed by Ireland and the UK government that is expected to encourage and help make the most of Ireland's wind energy resources.

In response to the declaration announced after yesterday's British Irish Council's meeting about the utilization of major wind and marine resources in and around Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, chief executive of Irish Wind Energy Association, Mr. Dr Michael Walsh said it will be considered as a milestone moment for Ireland regarding maximizing the potential of wind sector in future. READ MORE »

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