Ireland approves test area for floating wind turbines

13 energy projects, including floating wind technology, are waiting for access to a new test site established by the Irish government.

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The Irish government has just approved a plan to develop a new offshore test site to trial new technology including floating wind turbines, announced the government.

The Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site has been launched to help underpin the government's ambition to produce 50 GW from "ocean energy" by 2050 and will be used to test devices for their ability to survive in open ocean conditions, including space for a floating wind turbine. Altogether, 13 projects are awaiting approval to be able to utilize the new facilities.

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