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ISO50001 Ireland 2014

28 July 2014

Now in year 2, ISO50001Ireland 2014 will take place on the 23rd of September in Aviva Stadium Dublin. ISO50001 Ireland will bring together delegates who are considering the transition to this International standard, but yet to make the journey. We have identified these companies through exhaustive research and considerable investment, making this event a must [...]

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Management Works Dublin Lean Programme

28 July 2014

Background In the current climate operational efficiency can mean the difference between survival and failure of your Business. This is an opportunity to engage your team in a highly practical programme that is action-centred and requires each participant to deliver a lean improvement project within their business. Objectives Develop a clear understanding of Lean business [...]

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Plug pulled on €6bn energy project

23 July 2014

Mainstream Renewable Power is understood to have fully pulled the plug on its €6b energy bridge project aimed at exporting 5,000 megawatts of power to Britain and generating nearly €3bn in annual export revenue. While the Government’s ambitious €15bn plan to export wind-generated energy to the UK — from 1,000 new wind turbines across the [...]

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Energy Firm Plans To Drill Exploratory Borehole In Fermanagh

23 July 2014

The Department of Environment (DOE) has been informed by energy firm Tamboran of its plan to drill an exploratory borehole in Fermanagh. Environment Minister Mark H Durkan said: “There is no planning application with DOE to frack. I have been consistently clear on this issue: granting permissions relating to fracking operations will only take place [...]

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Innovative NPD Workbook for Food & Drink Sector Companies

21 July 2014

Food Chains for Competitive Advantage (FCCA), an initiative supported by Bord Bia and part of the Irish Exporters Association (IEA) has just launched a practical guide to new product development, specifically designed for Irish Food & Drink SMEs. Heike Owens, project manager says: “We are delighted to launch our food and drink NPD guide which [...]

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Management Works Dublin Lean Programme

18 July 2014

In the current climate operational efficiency can mean the difference between survival and failure of your Business. This is an opportunity to engage your team in a highly practical programme that is action-centred and requires each participant to deliver a lean improvement project within their business. Objectives Develop a clear understanding of Lean business tools [...]

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Irish Water Proactively Working With the Cer

17 July 2014

Irish Water is engaging with the CER to enter into a process of dispute resolution with the CER despite the fact that there is no statutory basis to do this. Paul O Donoghue, Head of Customer Operations in Irish Water, confirmed today ‘Irish Water will not be waiting for legislation to be passed to enter [...]

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EPA Research projects funding call 2014 *now open*

14 July 2014

EPA Research Projects Call 2014 is now open Call deadline is 5pm on Tuesday the 5th August 2014 This year’s EPA research call with a budget of approximately €7,000,000 for new projects is under 3 pillars of research relating to: Climate change; Water; Sustainability This research call is aimed at larger research projects involving research [...]

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The EPA have launched their National Hazardous Waste Management Plan for 2014 to 2020

14 July 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched a revision of the National Hazardous Waste Management Plan to cover the years 2014 to 2020. This third Plan is a revision of the second Plan and will cover a period of six years from the date of publication (2014 – 2020). The objectives of the revised Plan [...]

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Construction completed at Tamar Energy’s 2 MW Halstead Anaerobic Digestion Facility

10 July 2014

Construction has been completed on Tamar Energy’s 2MWe Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility in Halstead, Essex. It is now being tested and brought up to speed – ‘commissioned’ – with the first electricity generation from food waste expected at the end of July. The facility will produce 2 MW of renewable energy, enough to power more [...]

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Bioenergy Plan agreed by Government

10 July 2014

The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte TD, and the Minister for Natural Resources, Fergus O’Dowd TD, have announced the approval today by Government of the publication of a national Bioenergy Plan. Commenting on the plan, Minister Rabbitte stated: “Bioenergy will be an essential element in contributing to Ireland’s future energy needs [...]

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€23m for energy project off Clare

10 July 2014

A project aimed at providing 2,000 homes and premises with electricity generated from wave and tidal movement off the west coast has been awarded €23m worth of funding from the European Commission. The ESB’s 5mW WestWave project aims to develop Ireland’s first commercial wave energy project, in Clare, by 2018. It is one of 19 [...]

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