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Listen: Kildare Group Says Off-Shore Wind Energy Could Create 20,000 Jobs.

: 11/08/2018 - 16:17

A Kildare association says wind energy could create 20,000 jobs in coastal communities around Ireland but new policy is needed to help develop the sector.

The only wind farm in the country, set up 14 years ago, is located off the Arklow coast.

The Irish Wind Energy Association is based in the Millennium Park, Naas.

CEO, David Connolly,  says a lot has changed since the first wind farm started:

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