€1.49 MILLION RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT IN BALLYBAY

16 October 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

BY VERONICA CORR

The Northern Standard has learned that €1.49 million is to be invested in a wind turbine project in the Ballybay area.

Work will begin at the Old Mill in November and is envisaged to run until May. This wind turbine plant, capable of generating 17MW of electricity for Storm Energy, will be constructed to meet the requirements of the largest value renewable energy contract of three awarded to Omexom UK and ROI. The civil contractors have been named as Roscommon-based firm the NRS Group. The other onshore winds farms concerned are based in Devon, England and Lockerbie, Scotland.

The company, which delivers electrical power generation, transmission, transformation and distribution services will have in excess of 50 wind farms feeding into the national grids of the UK and Ireland, generating 1,000MW of power in total. This announcement came in timely fashion, as Omexom was exhibiting at the RenewableUK 2015 Annual Conference in Liverpool.

Alastair Dawson, Managing Director of Omexom, said: “Exhibiting at the RenewablesUK 2015 Conference …

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