Co-operative Legislation not expected until Summer

The List of bills published by the government shows that the expected amendments to the Acts governing co-ops will now not be published until the middle of the year. Among the measures to be proposed are a relaxation of the fundraising restrictions for non-agricultural co-operatives. This would include renewable energy producer co-ops. Mr Bruton has stated that he wanted to ease the regulatory[…]

Worlds biggest off-shore wind farm opens in UK

Walney Offshore Windfarm is set to open officially with the capacity for its 102 completed turbines expected to be 367MW of electricity: enough to supply the energy needs of 320,000 homes (that’s 30,000 more households than there are in the Dublin City  Council area) The second and final phase of the project was inaugurated by Secretary of[…]