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Two Key International Business Standards Set to Change for Irish Firms

09 February 2016

Environmental Management standard (ISO 14001) and Quality Management standard (ISO 9001) have been revised to reflect increased globalisation and changing customer expectations NSAI is advising Irish businesses that two of the world’s most popular standards in Quality Management (ISO 9001) and Environmental Management (ISO 14001) are set to change from this month. Key improvements will [...]

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Abbott Ireland Site Receives Top International Award for Operational Excellence

08 February 2016

Abbott has been awarded the top Shingo Prize®, an international award for operational excellence, by the Shingo Institute at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. Abbott’s diagnostics manufacturing facility in Longford, Ireland, received the award, recognising the site’s initiatives to develop and maintain continuous improvement to achieve operational excellence. The prize is awarded to [...]

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Energia Named Greenest Home Electricity Supplier In RoI

03 February 2016

Irish energy firm has been named the greenest home electricity supplier in the Republic of Ireland, for the second year. The ranking is derived from the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) report on fuel-mix and CO2 emissions for individual electricity suppliers licensed in Ireland. The report found that Energia’s emissions of CO2 in tonnes per Megawatt Hour [...]

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Schneider Electric becomes shareholder and formal partner of KIC InnoEnergy

02 February 2016

KIC InnoEnergy, the innovation engine for Europe’s energy industry, is delighted to welcome Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, as a shareholder and formal partner. Schneider Electric has been an associate partner of KIC InnoEnergy since it was launched in 2010. This change of partnership status marks the first time since [...]

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Aviva goes green with new clean energy deal

01 February 2016

The Aviva Stadium is going green. Under a new deal with SSE Airtricity, the arena’s power supply is to come solely from renewable energy sources. By removing its carbon footprint, the stadium says it is saving the environment nearly 3,000 tonnes in annual emissions, equivalent to the carbon stored by 22 acres of mature rainforest. The [...]

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Report shows Public Sector is half way to energy efficiency target

01 February 2016

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today published the Annual Report 2015 on Public Sector Energy Efficiency Performance which shows that in 2014 energy efficiency measures in public bodies reduced energy spend by €120 million. This puts the public sector about halfway towards its 33% energy efficiency target for 2020, against a backdrop of [...]

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ENERGY CORK HOST IRELAND’S FIRST MAJOR SOLAR POWER CONFERENCE

31 January 2016

The interest and appetite for Solar Power in Ireland was evident today at the sell-out “Ireland’s Solar Energy Future” conference hosted by Energy Cork at the Clarion Hotel, Cork.  More than 350 national and international delegates attended the event from investors, developers, policy makers, farmers and energy operators, to hear about the future of Solar [...]

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Schneider Electric actively develops its programme to fight energy poverty

29 January 2016

The European Policy Centre, with the support of the King Baudouin Foundation, and Schneider Electric launch the Energy Poverty Task Force to consider energy poverty challenges in the European Union. UK and Ireland, January 29, 2016 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, and the European Policy Centre, an independent, not-for-profit [...]

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SSE ups renewables output

29 January 2016

SSE generated 6.8TWh of electricity from renewable sources in the nine months to 31 December, up from 5.6TWh in the same period last year. The power came from conventional and pumped hydro, onshore and offshore wind and biomass, the company said in a trading statement covering up to the end of the third quarter of [...]

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UCD spinout OxyMem named in top 100 cleantech companies

28 January 2016

University College Dublin spinout OxyMem has been named in the Global Cleantech 100. OxyMem is the only Irish company to make the list which represents the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech. More than 6,000 companies from 60 countries were nominated for inclusion in the list, announced this week in San Francisco. The companies [...]

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Atlantis to decommission SeaGen

28 January 2016

Atlantis Resources is to decommission its landmark 1.2MW SeaGen S tidal device after seven years of operation at Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough. The Edinburgh outfit, which acquired SeaGen manufacturer Marine Current Turbines from Siemens last April, has set a target date of June to begin the 12-month decommissioning process. The grid-connected device featuring two 600kW turbines [...]

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Vayu Energy plans expansion into Northern Ireland

26 January 2016

The Irish energy supplier Vayu Energy is to expand into Northern Ireland and target the business market in a move that is likely to initially create up to 20 jobs. The independent energy supplier will supply natural gas, electricity and renewables to large scale users in the industrial and commercial sectors. Vayu was awarded a gas shipping [...]

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