wind power

  • Low carbon generation

    In from the storm: Record wind generation in February

    February saw wind generation reach its highest recorded output in the SEM. This came in a month that saw the island of Ireland hit by two storms within a matter of days. Storms Dennis and Ciara brought with them strong winds, helping to weigh upon wholesale power prices throughout the...

  • Low carbon generation

    Don’t you (forget about me): a future without coal in SEM?

    Record-setting daily wind generation output, increasing installed wind capacity and new renewable electricity support schemes all make for great headlines. However, the reality that 42% of generation in SEM last month came from renewables doesn’t feel like the exception, but the rule.   This high, and importantly, consistent wind output...