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Like Lego, Well Lego Likes Wind Energy – Hear them explain why.

Thought Lego just did bricks, well you are mistaken, they also do clean wind energy. Lego has inaugurated a new wind farm off the cost of Germany as part of an effort to become 100 percent renewable in its energy consumption by 2020. Check out this news report on Lego’s wind farm. Lego Wind Farm…

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Robert Redford at the UN - credit Timothy A Clay AFP

Robert Redford: Time to step up game on climate change

Veteran actor Robert Redford is the latest celebrities and global leaders to speak out on the need to combat climate change in advance of the UN Climate Conference in Paris, joining many others including Pharrell Williams, Pope Francis, and of course our own former President Mary Robinson. Robert Redford sees ‘last chance’ to fix climate…

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Business Makes Sense With Wind

Companies are turning to wind energy. Here some household names explain in their own words why they are turning to wind energy. Most of the companies featured have bases, and are creating jobs here in Ireland. You can also check out our homepage to see even more companies, including familiar names such as Glenisk Organic yogurts who are…

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A snapshot of stories on wind energy from around the world.

Wind Energy Across the World

Here at Wind Facts we are always being inspired by actions and leadership being taken across the globe in support of clean renewable energy. So we’ve put together a snap-shot of some of the stories and mapped them out. Take a look for yourself, and see that wind energy is part of the global solution…

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A bird’s eye view of Ireland’s new €115m Mount Lucas wind farm – Irish Times

http://www.irishtimes.com/business/a-bird-s-eye-view-of-ireland-s-new-115m-bogland-wind-farm-1.2123529

We love this video from the Irish Times about the Mount Lucas Wind Farm which was just formally opened in Co. Offaly this week by Minister Alex White TD. http://www.irishtimes.com/business/a-bird-s-eye-view-of-ireland-s-new-115m-bogland-wind-farm-1.2123529

Wind Facts

Our New Site – WindFacts.ie Goes Live

The Irish Wind Energy Association has, this lunch time introduced a new website, www.windfacts.ie to share the facts on Irish Wind Energy with the general public in Ireland. The website contains a range of information and facts on wind energy, including the ability to view in real-time how much electricity is being generated in Ireland…

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President Obama Quote

President Obama “And No Challenge Poses A Greater Threat to Future Generations Than Climate Change”

President Obama – “And No Challenge Poses A Greater Threat to Future Generations Than Climate Change”

Wind turbine in action.

Wind power hits new high as it met 42% of Northern Ireland’s energy needs on January 7.

Wind power hits new high as it met 42% of Northern Ireland’s energy needs on January 7 Renewable industry record hailed BY LINDA STEWART – BELFAST TELEGRAPH – 29 JANUARY 2015 It may not have seemed like an important time and date, but 2.45pm on January 7 marked a major milestone for energy in Northern…

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Emma Thompson Actress & Climate Activist

“Every single person on this earth has the power to change the world”

Here at Windfacts, we love inspirational quotes and so wanted to share this nugget from actress and climate activist Emma Thompson.

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Irish Independent – Energy: Wind farm investment boom of €350m in 2014

WIND farm developers invested more than €350m last year bringing 222MW of new capacity – enough for around 145,000 homes – onto the system. The Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) said that 188 farms are currently operational across the country, producing almost 2,200MW of electricity when fully operational. A new record peak also emerged yesterday…

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