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Data centre electricity consumption increased 144% since 2015

The rate of metered electricity consumption by data centres in Ireland rose by 144 per cent between 2015 and 2020, new data from the Central Statistics Office showed. Data centre electricity consumption rose 193 per cent between the first three

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Grant to work with the Irish Green Building Council for a more sustainable built environment

Thursday, 20th January: The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) and Grant to partner for a more sustainable built environment. The new partnership will see leading home heating solutions company, Grant, which has played a leading role in the plumbing and

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Iconic Quality fleet to be 100% zero emission by 2030 ·       Zero emission vehicle being used in trial to transport Guinness from St James’s Gate to Dublin Port ·       Zero emission trucks to deliver kegs in Dublin City 12 January:

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Silicon Ranch gets huge investment

Silicon Ranch, the solar energy company founded by former Gov. Phil Bredesen, announced Thursday it has raised $775 million in new equity capital. Manulife Investment Management committed a $400 million investment. Why it matters: Silicon Ranch has emerged as a

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Where we get our energy: How wind farms can help us weather global energy price hikes

“The more we produce our own renewable energy, the more protected Irish consumers are from very high prices for imported fossil fuels,” says Wind Energy Ireland CEO Noel Cunniffe. Every time a storm looks like it is about to hit

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Rising demand, stagnant supply: Burning questions for Irish electricity network

Homes and businesses face further energy price hikes in 2022 after natural gas costs soared once again in the days before Christmas. Gas traded at a new record high of €5.04 a therm – the unit in which it is

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Mitie launches new service helping businesses reach Zero Carbon for Zero Cost

Mitie has launched a new ‘Zero Carbon for Zero Cost’ energy service to help support companies with a green, clean, return to business Service focuses on demonstrating cost savings of sustainable solutions and making operations as energy efficient as possible

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Major milestone in sight for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project

An important offshore milestone is in sight for the 857MW Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm project as the final Siemens Energy Offshore Transformer Modules® (OTM) –  the offshore substation platforms –  set sail ahead of installation 32 kilometres off the

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BrightWind Doubles Workforce to Meet Growing Demand for Renewable Energy Consultancy Services

Dublin, Ireland, 3 June 2020, BrightWind today announced that it has doubled its workforce and taken on five (5) new team members to meet the increase in demand for its renewable energy consultancy services. BrightWind, founded in 2015 by Shane Martin

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Renewables Increasingly Beat Even Cheapest Coal Competitors on Cost

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2 June 2020 — Renewable power is increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published today finds. Renewable Power Generation Costs

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