A wind win situation

Jellie, Joe; Egan, Emmet; Lawlor, Philip
May 2011
Engineers Journal;May/Jun2011, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p167
Academic Journal
The article discusses the impact of wind energy generation on the economy of Ireland. It notes the opportunity of the country to take advantage of the future of renewable energy. It mentions the issues associated to the energy industry of the country including the escalating fuel prizes, greenhouse gases, and energy security of supply. It also mentions the changing energy markets of the country along with its powerful wind resource.


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