All the best CAWT for 2017 – keep up the good work!
As 2016 begins to fade into the memory the media will be full of lists of the “highs and lows” from the year. Each year our blog report of the Irish wind farm output lows for the previous year (see 2014, 2015) is one of the most read posts on our blog, so here are the lows for 2016 (ROI).
As with last year our more traditional media only seem capable of reporting on wind output highs – no doubt the data is churned out of the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) PR department, see for example New records set for wind energy generation across Ireland during Christmas 2016, and subsequent copy and paste articles on Irish Times and NewsTalk.
In order to provide a little balance set out below is a table of the lowest wind output recorded, for the Republic of Ireland, in each of the…
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