Wind Farm & Turbine Planning Applications includes information on over 400,000 planning across Ireland since 2010. Using this valuable information, it is possible to extract keywords on various planning trends across the country. In this case, we focused on the location of all planning applications that include keywords relating to wind energy. The keywords we selected for this study include "wind farm" and "turbine". We then took these development descriptions and generated a word cloud to view the information that is showing up most frequently within these developments.

Take a look at the locations of these planning applications in relation to their decision status and location on the map. You can tap on any planning application to view the planning application file on 

"Wind Farm" and "Turbine" planning applications since 2010:

Total Planning Applications


"Wind Farm" References


"Turbine" References


Granted Applications


Refused Applications


Other Statuses / Decisions


We have set this post up so that the map and statistics will refresh every week. Bookmark the page so you can quickly return to see the growth of "wind farm" and "turbine" planning applications over time. If you feel that additional keywords could be included then please let us know

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