WED Renewables – Our Background

WED Renewables finances, builds, owns and operates green field solar parks and commercial rooftop solar schemes. We export and sell the energy produced on green field solar sites into the national grid.

Wind Energy Direct  – a parent company of WED Renewables – was founded in 2006, is 100% Irish owned and are experienced market leaders in the installation of wind turbines on sites of large energy users. We are leveraging this experience to bring solar PV to green field and industrial sites.

The WED Renewables Difference

WED Renewables is a wind energy development company with offices in Limerick. WED Renewables specialises in installing wind turbines on our customers industrial and green field sites throughout Ireland.

Board of Directors

Dominic Costello
Dominic CostelloManaging Director
Dominic Costello is the Managing Director and Founder of Wind Energy Direct. Dominic holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from University Limerick. Dominic began his career with Wang Laboratories and has also held positions with Artist Graphics, Agfa Compugraphic and Rand McNally. Dominic joined ITS in 1998 and became General Manager of ITS UK and later Managing Director of ITS Ireland.

Dominic established Wind Energy Direct in 2006. Dominic holds an MBA from the University of Limerick.

Dr. Edward Walsh
Dr. Edward WalshNon-executive Board Member
Dr. Ed Walsh is the founding President of the University of Limerick. He is also the Founding Chairman of the Irish Council for Science Technology and Innovation.

Dr. Ed Walsh holds a Masters and PhD qualification in nuclear and electrical engineering.

Brendan Tuohy
Brendan TuohyNon-executive Board Member
Brendan Tuohy is a Former Secretary General of the Irish Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources. He also served as an Assistant Secretary in the former Department of Transport, Energy and Communications.

Brendan holds a degree in civil engineering from UCC and a MSc in public management. He is also a Non-Executive board member of the Quinn Group.

Wind Energy Direct is a wind energy development company with offices in Limerick. Wind Energy Direct specialises in installing wind turbines on our customers industrial and green field sites throughout Ireland.