Data Centres and Wind Farms

Data Centres and Wind Farms

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EirGrid , Ireland's semi-state electricity grid operator has predicted a 21% increase in electricity demand over the next decade “largely due to new data centres connecting”. In its recent ‘all-island generation capacity statement’ , EirGrid estimates that 15% of all electricity demand in Ireland will come from data centres by 2026 as tech giants such as Amazon, Google , Facebook and Apple all establish data storage facilities here . EirGrid’s report said there was currently 250 mega-volt amperes (MVA) of installed data centres in Ireland, but another 600 MVA in facilities were in the connection process and there were inquiries for more than 1,000 MVA of additional data centres . EirGrid noted that this electricity will need to come from wind generation and renewable sources in order to meet EU targets . Under EU Directive (2009/28/EC) , 16% of our energy must come from renewable sources by 2020 or face fines of up to €75 million per year . " The likelihood of meeting the targets for 2020 will depend largely on how much new wind and biomass can be built and accommodated on the system over the coming years " it stated . This presents
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Extended Tournament Highlights | Turkish Airlines Open

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Northern Ireland Open: Mark Selby beats Xu Si 4-2 in first round

Northern Ireland Open: Mark Selby beats Xu Si 4-2 in first round

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Mark Selby beat Xu Si of China 4-2 in the first round of the Northern Ireland Open at the Waterfront Hall on Monday.Selby won the first frame with a break of 78 but his opponent took the next two, before missing a simple black which would have taken him two clear. A 64 break edged Selby 3-2 ahead and the world number six also won the next.As the winner of the English Open, Selby is the only player who can lift a 1m bonus for winning all four tournaments in the Home Nations Series.The three-time world champion beat David Gilbert 9-1 in the final of the English Open in Crawley last month, with the Scottish Open to come in December and the Welsh Open in February.Among the other winners on the opening day in Belfast were former World Championship finalist Ali Carter, who beat Robert Milkins 4-1, and 2017's beaten NI Open finalist Yan Bingtao, a 4-2 victor over Andy Hicks.Marco Fu defeated Gerard Greene 4-1, with Matthew Stevens seeing off Chris Wakelin by the same scoreline and the NI Open winner of two years ago, Mark King, crashing out
UNITE THE UNION CHAMPIONS CUP | Dundalk win inaugural competition

UNITE THE UNION CHAMPIONS CUP | Dundalk win inaugural competition

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2019 Currency Fair Asian Gaelic Games - Senior Hurling Cup Final champions Saigon Gaels

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Tiger Woods | Every shot broadcast from ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

Tiger Woods | Every shot broadcast from ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

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Interview with Ray Bassett about Hate Speech Legislation

Interview with Ray Bassett about Hate Speech Legislation

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Nigerian Priest - Nigerians who pose as refugees are "fraudsters"

Nigerian Priest - Nigerians who pose as refugees are "fraudsters"

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Data Centres and Wind Farms

Data Centres and Wind Farms

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Galway - Asylum Seekers rushed in to Seaside Village of Kinvara , no consultation with locals

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The beautiful seaside village of Kinvarra, in southwest Galway is reeling in shock this week after it emerged the Department of Justice had rushed asylum seekers into the local Merriman Hotel without any prior notification or consultation with the local community . One local Resident David O'Reilly said that all of a sudden the Minister appeared , with local politicians , Media and NGO representatives .. "The minister was there , the local politicians , the NGOs and the local media were all pushing this over the line , there was a shyness of people to even mention their opposition even though it was there" . Mr O'Reilly said that he was told by the local Media "we're not allowed to interview you" and added . "I got a text from the local radio station telling me that they will never interview me" . Mr O'Reilly explained that he and a number of locals protested outside the Hotel on Sunday and took a quick poll of people's reaction to the news . We were protesting outside the Merriman , we took a poll of 50 local people
Heartbreaking Interview with Homeless man in Dublin

Heartbreaking Interview with Homeless man in Dublin

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On the front line . The daily struggle of law enforcement in Dublin . Garda struggles to arrest teenager in Dublin . Parents Kick up fuss , wrestling match develops

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UNITE THE UNION CHAMPIONS CUP | Dundalk win inaugural competition

UNITE THE UNION CHAMPIONS CUP | Dundalk win inaugural competition

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Northern Ireland Open: Mark Selby beats Xu Si 4-2 in first round

Northern Ireland Open: Mark Selby beats Xu Si 4-2 in first round

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Mark Selby beat Xu Si of China 4-2 in the first round of the Northern Ireland Open at the Waterfront Hall on Monday.Selby won the first frame with a break
Extended Tournament Highlights | Turkish Airlines Open

Extended Tournament Highlights | Turkish Airlines Open

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2019 Currency Fair Asian Gaelic Games - Senior Hurling Cup Final champions Saigon Gaels

2019 Currency Fair Asian Gaelic Games - Senior Hurling Cup Final champions Saigon Gaels

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Tiger Woods | Every shot broadcast from ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

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Tiger Woods | Every shot broadcast from 82nd PGA Tour title | ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

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HIGHLIGHTS | Dundalk FC 6-0 Linfield | 11.11.2019

HIGHLIGHTS | Dundalk FC 6-0 Linfield | 11.11.2019

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