27/03/2013

Natural Power Creates 20 New Posts

Minister Pat Rabbitte TD officially opened Natural Power's headquarters in Dublin, with the creation of 20 highly skilled positions.

Natural Power is a leading international renewable energy consultancy, with a full range of construction services, as well as providing access to the full lifecycle range of services available through the company across the Onshore Wind, Offshore Wind, Wave, Tidal, Biomass, Solar PV and Hydro sectors.

This investment is supported by Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.

Its presence in Ireland will allow Natural Power to continue to build on their well respected services, with the Dublin office focusing on construction projects. With over 50 wind farm projects completed to date across Europe and North America, Natural Power offers a complete and comprehensive range of construction management, technical advice, design and geotechnical support.

Minister Rabbitte said: "The Irish coast line has an abundance of renewable energy, in the offshore wind sector and it is vital that we continue to appropriately exploit this natural resource to reduce our dependency on fossil fuels, which has a negative effect on our environment. Natural Power will support Ireland’s renewable energy strategy to deliver sustainable energy infrastructure to benefit the economy."

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, said: "The green economy forms a key part of the Government's Action Plan for Jobs, and across Government we are putting in place a range of measures to ensure that we take advantage of Ireland’s advantages in this area to create employment. Today’s announcement is very positive and provides an indication of the potential that exists. I commend all involved, and wish Natural Power every success with their operations in Ireland."

(CD)

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