Connemara students buoyed by Sceirde Rocks Windfarm skills event. 5th December 2023

Local students from the Connemara area were welcomed to a special skills and education workshop hosted by Sceirde Rocks Windfarm last week, hearing first-hand about the exciting employment opportunities emerging in renewable energy. Nearly a hundred students from four secondary schools attended the Sceirde Rocks Windfarm Jobs, Training and Skills Information Event in the Emigrants […]



Sceirde Rocks Windfarm receives maritime area consent

The Sceirde Rocks Windfarm, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project on Ireland’s west coast, was today granted Maritime Area Consent by the Irish government. The 450 MW project is among the first wave of proposed offshore windfarms now cleared for the next stage in the consenting process. Tim Coffey, Project Director for the Sceirde Rocks […]


Marine area geophysical surveys completed

The Sceirde Rocks Windfarm team has been consulting with the local fishing community and, between June and September, completed a geophysical survey of the local marine area to support project design and planning. This survey maps the seabed using equipment such as sonar and echo sounders. Earlier, in June 2022, the Sceirde Rocks Windfarm developer […]



Sceirde Rocks team event on location in Carna

In September 14 members of Corio’s Sceirde Rocks project team met up in Galway for a team meeting and familiarisation trip to the west of Ireland. After convening for a working lunch, the team spent the rest of the afternoon going through the project in detail, outlining the significant progress made since the project was […]



Corio Generation created by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group launches Corio as one of world’s largest specialist offshore wind developers.  This new business is called Corio Generation and commenced operations in April 2022 with a 15+ GW and growing global development pipeline. Led by incoming CEO Jonathan Cole, Corio combines world leading industrial and financial expertise to meet the significant […]