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Support scheme ‘roadmap’ for Irish biogas industry launched

A biogas support scheme will be required to bridge the cost gap between the current cost of production of biogas and current sale price of fossil gas. This is according to the CEO of the Irish BioEnergy Association (IrBEA) Seán

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Energia to invest €3bn in renewable energy projects

Energy company Energia has announced a €3 billion investment in Ireland over the next five years. The investment in renewable energy generation will create 200 direct jobs and between 3,000 to 5,000 construction jobs. Energia has operated in Ireland for

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Big Changes in Electric Vehicle Energy Storage

Is it all about cars and extrapolation? Not anymore. The unique new IDTechEx report, “Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles 2020-2030“ avoids mindless extrapolation. It uses fundamentals to predict huge changes in the electric vehicle EV business and the way these

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£120k R&D project opens up markets worldwide for water flow measurement company

Mainstream Measurements Ltd’s new flow measurement system, developed with a Government-backed Knowledge Transfer Partnership, won an Innovate UK ‘Best of the Best’ Award national prize   A LEADING company in ultrasonic open channel flowmeters was supported by a government-backed Knowledge

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Lidl to invest 1m in Irelands largest ever installation of solar panels

4364 solar panels will be installed on the roof of the Lidl distribution facility currently under construction in Newbridge, Co. Kildare Lidls solar panels will reduce the facilitys carbon output by 473 tonnes annually, the electricity usage equivalent to that

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Iberdrola to launch Irish retail business in €100m investment

Spanish utility Iberdrola has become the latest supplier to enter the Irish residential energy market. Iberdrola today announced the launch of its Irish retail business and said it plans to invest over €100m in renewable energy and storage projects in

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dlr investing in smarter travel solutions for staff

As part of the Smart Mobility Hub, Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council have engaged in the development of a platform for staff to access to e-cars, e-bikes and pushbikes for off-site business travel, reducing commuting congestion and emissions in the

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SSE Renewables assessing two new offshore wind farm sites off the East Coast

SSE Renewables has announced that it has submitted Foreshore Licence applications for approval to carry out survey works to assess the suitability of two new separate offshore wind farm sites in Irish waters, which could generate over 1.5GW of renewable

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ECOLOGY PROJECT BOOST FOR DEVELOPMENT’S BIODIVERSITY

The Pye Homes development at Hanborough Gate, which is being built in partnership with Blenheim Estate Homes, features a series of environmental initiatives aimed at boosting the area’s biodiversity. Located on the western side of Long Hanborough, the site features

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Bord Gáis Energy Index Down As Trade Tensions Impact Demand

The Bord Gáis Energy Index dropped 8% in May and is now 16% below the comparable period last year. Oil, the largest component of the Index, was the key driver of the fall dropping 11% in the month as escalating

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