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2011-05-05 13:29:00

BELFAST and LONDON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cable&Wireless Worldwide today announces it has renewed and extended its contract to manage the Operational Telecoms Network used by System Operator for Northern Ireland (SONI) following an open competitive tendering process. In addition to existing work, Cable&Wireless Worldwide will connect planned wind farms to the grid. As Transmission System Operator (TSO) in Northern Ireland, SONI ensures the safe, secure,...

2010-08-25 07:00:00

VANCOUVER and CLOOSH VALLEY, GALWAY, Ireland, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Finavera Renewables Inc. ("Finavera Renewables" or the "Company") (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce that it has signed a series of agreements for the co-development of the 105 megawatt ("MW") Cloosh Valley Wind Project in County Galway, Ireland. Finavera Renewables has signed an agreement with SSE Renewables (Ireland) Limited, the Republic of Ireland renewables development division of Scottish and Southern Energy...

2008-08-05 12:00:59

By BREDA HEFFERNAN; COLM KELPIE MORE than 1,000 tractors took part in a massive protest in the Republic against plans by an electricity giant to construct a power line corridor from Northern Ireland into the south. The vehicles gathered in a field near Kilmainhamwood, in Co Meath, to spell out the words 'No Pylons'. North East Pylon Pressure (NEEP) campaign group want the 400kV lines on pylons from the border to Co Meath put underground. However, electricity firm EirGrid claims an...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.