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Tender process begins for the largest and greenest fleet order in Irish public transport history

The process to order the largest and greenest fleet in Irish public transport history gets underway today as Iarnród Éireann, supported by the National Transport Authority (NTA), seeks expressions of interest from global train manufacturers for up to 600 electric

Posted in Emissions, Energy, Featured News, News

Politicians must now take climate change from the doorstep to the statute book

Immediate implementation of the Oireachtas Committee recommendations in full and on time the litmus test of Leo’s response to election results say campaigners. Reacting to what the media is calling a Green Wave in local and European elections where climate

Posted in Environmental, Featured News, News

Management Buy-out of BG Energy Solutions Heralds New Era for Leading Controls and Energy Solutions Business

BG Energy Solutions (BGES), one of the UK’s leading independent BMS and energy solutions companies, has announced the successful completion of its management buy-out. Managing Director Gareth Barber and senior management colleagues Mike Dauris and Simon Shaw will head up

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ORCA Lands in Ireland – WPM Green Energy unveil the first on-site aerobic food waste recycling technology in Ireland

WPM Green Energy, a sustainability services and solutions provider, yesterday launched ORCA, an on–site aerobic food waste recycling technology at The Yacht restaurant in Clontarf, the first food business to adopt this new technology in Ireland. The ORCA technology operates

Posted in Energy, Environmental, Featured News, News, Waste Management

Ireland goes 25 days without using coal to generate electricity

The island of Ireland has gone a record length of time without using coal-fired electricity generation on its power system, Eirgrid has confirmed. The all-island grid operated without coal between April 11th and May 7th – a total of 25 days, it confirmed. This

Posted in Emissions, Energy, Environmental, Featured News, News

ESB welcomes Ireland’s Draft National Energy and Climate Plan

ESB welcomes the recent publication of the responses received to the National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP) by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment. ESB contributed to the NECP report, an important blueprint that will chart Ireland’s energy

Posted in Energy, Featured News, News

Coillte profits more than treble on wind farm gains

State forestry company Coillte saw its pretax profit more than treble to €166 million in 2018 as the company’s sale of interests in wind farm operations yielded significant gains. The dividend paid to the State rose 87 per cent to €15 million,

Posted in Energy, Environmental, Featured News, News

AW-Energy’s WaveRoller using the endless energy of the ocean’s waves to generate electricity at new SURGE 2 Project in Peniche, Portugal

WaveRoller provides a reliable and predictable source of renewable energy to the energy system that compliments more intermittent technologies such as wind and solar. WaveRoller taps the unused ocean energy resource that is readily available also for many locations where

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BG Energy Solutions accelerates growth with opening of new London office

  BG Energy Solutions (BGES), one of the UK’s leading independent BMS and energy management companies, has strengthened its national presence with the opening of a new office in London, it announced today (Monday 29th April). The award-winning business has been

Posted in Energy, Featured News, News

ENERGY CORK FOCUSES ON IRELAND’S ENERGY SECURITY IN A LOW CARBON FUTURE

Promoting decarbonisation and climate action, while managing energy supply for industry and citizens, is critical to Ireland’s future success and sustainability, and it is the focus of the Energy Cork 2019 Annual Conference.  Taking place at the Clayton Hotel Cork

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