Welcome to Wind Energy Direct – Energy for Industry On-site

Wind Energy Direct installs wind turbines on the sites of large energy users. We sell the green electricity produced to the on-site energy user at a long term fixed price. Our customers benefit:

  • Price certainty by fixing their energy price for up to 15 years
  • On-site green wind energy at a significant discount to retail electricity
  • Reduction in carbon emissions
  • Improved corporate social responsibility profile

All potentially with no capital outlay using Wind Energy Direct’s Finance, Build, Own and Operate model.

Wind Energy Direct also develops wind farms on green field sites and offers a wide range of services including:

  • Project management of 3rd party owned wind farm projects
  • Feasibility studies
  • Wind resource measurement and yield analysis
  • Wind turbine selection & contract negotiation
  • Tender process management for turbine and balance of plant
  • Asset management services to 3rd party wind farms

As an energy supplier, Wind Energy Direct also offers ‘Supplier Lite’ services to sub 10MW generators who wish to sell their energy on the Single Electricity Market.

Wind Energy Direct is a wind energy development company with offices in Limerick. Wind Energy Direct specialises in installing wind turbines on our customers industrial and green field sites throughout Ireland.
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News & Events:

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Cork Lower Harbour Energy Group – Janssen Biologics & DePuy Turbines Commissioned

DePuy & Janssen

09/06/2014 Wind Energy Direct is pleased to announce the successful commissioning of the first two Enercon E101 3MW wind turbines in Ireland at the Janssen Biologics and DePuy facilities in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork.

At 149m, they are currently the tallest wind turbines in Ireland adding to the visual impact of Cork harbour skyline, while reducing CO2 emissions by 14,000 tonnes annually.

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Lynemouth (Bewick Windfarm UK) Wind Turbine Commissioned

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04/03/2013 Successful commissioning of a 2MW single turbine at Lynemouth, Northumberland, England.
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Planning Granted- Grady Joinery Wind Turbine

04/12/2012 Wind Energy Direct has received consent from An Bord Pleanala to erect a wind turbine with a tip height of 125m at the Grady Joinery facility, Brackloonagh South, Charlestown, Co Mayo. Work will start on a turbine supply contract and BOP contracts early in the new year. This project is an autoproduction site.
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Planning Granted- Castlecool, Lough Egish Wind Turbine.

7/11/2012 Wind Energy Direct has received planning consent from Monaghan County Council to erect a wind turbine with a hub height of 80m and rotor diameter up to 90m at the Castlecool Facility, Tullynamalra, Lough Egish, co Monaghan. This project is an autoproduction site.
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Wind Energy Direct commissions turbine at Astellas Plant

Astellas12/3/2012 Wind Energy Direct completed the commissioning of this project in February 2012 following joint testing with Enercon the turbine manufacture. The turbine will generate a significant portion of Astellas’s electricity needs and also provide the associated carbon reduction benefits.
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Commissioning of 4MW Development at Munster Joinery

 

Munster Joinery 1   Munster Joinery 2

Wind Energy Direct is delighted to announce the launch of its 4MW wind energy project on the site of Munster Joinery, Ballydesmond, Co. Cork. This innovative project is the first of its kind in Ireland and marks the beginning of autoproduction for large energy users.

Two Enercon 2MW wind turbines were installed on the production site of Munster Joinery, a leading manufacturer of energy efficient windows and doors. This on-site energy source will provide Munster Joinery with:

  • Energy cost savings in excess of €1 million over the next five years
  • Provide a significant portion of the company’s energy needs
  • Carbon savings of over 6,000 tonnes per annum

Wind Energy Direct operates a ‘build, own and operate’ turnkey business model. The company enables large industry users to benefit from competitively priced carbon-free electricity without any capital outlay.

Munster Joinery project: RTÉ Six One News – Cork Company Taps Into Wind Reserves

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Wind Energy Direct is a wind energy development company with offices in Limerick. Wind Energy Direct specialises in installing wind turbines on our customers industrial and green field sites throughout Ireland.