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An Taisce this week called on the Government to produce a national energy policy that clearly outlines how the energy requirements of future generations can be met in the face of climate change. Further, the lack of national legislation, policy, or guidelines for the European Landscape Convention means there is no basis on which to assess the impact of the project on the landscape.
The issue of wind-powered, electricity generation is back to the fore in the Midlands with the announcement this week that an Irish company has signed an €18m contract with a Chinese firm to develop three wind farms in Westmeath, Offaly, and Roscommon.
In the midst of this depressing time in Irish history, there was one good news story this week. The announcement that farmers and householders who generate their own electricity can now sell it back to the national grid is a welcome development.
The Corrib River, as it flows from the Salmon Weir to the sea, has the potential power to generate enough electricity to power and meet the needs of NUI, Galway and UHG.
The GMIT will be able to significantly develop its green ethos of the institute by “reducing the campus’ carbon emissions” while “getting great value for money” following its move to ESB Independent Energy.