Sceirde Rocks Windfarm selected in Ireland’s first offshore wind auction
Sceirde Rocks Windfarm set to be the first offshore windfarm on Ireland’s west coast Project to generate enough power for 350,000 Irish homes and invest €5 million a year in the local community Provisional auction result comes after the project achieved its maritime area consent in December The Sceirde Rocks Windfarm off the west coast […]
Sceirde Rocks Windfarm receives maritime area consent
The Sceirde Rocks Windfarm, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project on Ireland’s west coast, was today granted Maritime Area Consent by the Irish government. The 450 MW project is among the first wave of proposed offshore windfarms now cleared for the next stage in the consenting process. Tim Coffey, Project Director for the Sceirde Rocks […]
Marine area geophysical surveys completed
The Sceirde Rocks Windfarm team has been consulting with the local fishing community and, between June and September, completed a geophysical survey of the local marine area to support project design and planning. This survey maps the seabed using equipment such as sonar and echo sounders. Earlier, in June 2022, the Sceirde Rocks Windfarm developer […]
Irish offshore wind goal praised at Wind Energy Ireland conference
Séamus McCabe, Senior Development Director at Corio Generation, speaking at WindEnergy Ireland’s 2022 Offshore Wind Conference in Dublin – which is sponsored by Corio Generation – said he was “delighted to see Ireland take full advantage of pioneering advances in offshore wind technology”. “Ireland has made a bold and ambitious commitment to deliver 7 GW […]
Sceirde Rocks team event on location in Carna
In September 14 members of Corio’s Sceirde Rocks project team met up in Galway for a team meeting and familiarisation trip to the west of Ireland. After convening for a working lunch, the team spent the rest of the afternoon going through the project in detail, outlining the significant progress made since the project was […]
Corio partners with Ontario Teachers’ to pursue offshore wind
Newly launched Corio Generation (Corio) has entered into a joint venture with leading global investor Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’) to fund the development of an initial portfolio of up to 9 GW in offshore wind projects.
Corio Generation created by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group
Macquarie’s Green Investment Group launches Corio as one of world’s largest specialist offshore wind developers. This new business is called Corio Generation and commenced operations in April 2022 with a 15+ GW and growing global development pipeline. Led by incoming CEO Jonathan Cole, Corio combines world leading industrial and financial expertise to meet the significant […]
Green Investment Group acquires Fuinneamh Sceirde Teoranta
Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) acquired Fuinneamh Sceirde Teoranta, the developer of the Sceirde Rocks offshore wind farm, in Galway, Ireland.