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Mayo County Council has put forward a recommendation that the operators of a proposed wind farm contribute €10,000 per megawatt of power created to a community investment fund. However all Mayo County Council can do is make a propsal on the figure as the final decision on the ammount will be made by An Bord Planala. The proposed joint venture between ESB Wind Development and Bord na Mona at Owenwinny, Bellacorick is expected to cost in the region of €600 million to construct.
Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has welcomed the news that both the ESB and Bord na Mona are to engage in consultations directly with representatives of the various community groups concerned over the proposed development of Ireland's biggest wind farm at Oweninny.
Business leaders representing key players in renewable technology, tourism, arts and craft, and technology came together this week to develop their plans for a new Midlands economy, based on co-operation and innovation.
Some 75 business leaders representing key players in renewable technology, tourism, arts and crafts, technology, and food came together this week in Tullamore to develop their plans for a new Midlands economy, based on co-operation and innovation.
Last weekend saw some 300 business people attend the MidlandsIreland.ie Gateway awards, held in the Mullingar Park Hotel.
Bord na Móna bucked the trend of loss-making businesses when it announced its annual results this week, showing operating profits of €23 million compared to €23.8 million for 2009. The company, which employs some 2,000 staff nationwide and which closed its peat burning plant in Bellacorick in favour of wind energy development in recent years has now highlighted the development in Belmullet of the biggest onshore windfarm in Ireland as one of the highlights of its ongoing expansion plans.
The Midlands Gateway Chamber announced Gabriel d’Arcy as their Ambassador of the Year 2010. Gabriel d’Arcy is CEO of Bord na Mona for the past two years.
Two inspiring business role models addressed Chamber members in Mullingar last Friday, at the second breakfast briefing organised by the Midlands Gateway Chamber.
Three candidates have been selected by Fianna Fáil to contest the Local Elections this June in the Swinford electoral area in Mayo.