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Offaly firms get energised about increasing efficiency

Offaly businesses have been finding out about the latest ways to cut their energy costs at a special energy efficiency briefing held by competitive energy provider Energia. The briefing held with Tullamore Chamber was designed to educate businesses about energy

Posted in Environmental

Ireland wins Gold in European Fossil Fuel Subsidies Awards

Ireland has been awarded gold in the ‘Sneaky Special Treatment’ category of the European Fossil Fuel Subsidy Awards, held today in Brussels. Climate Action Network Europe and a coalition of NGOs staged the awards this morning, marking the culmination of

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Tipperary on Track to Achieve 33% Energy Reduction Target by 2020

Tipperary on Track to Achieve 33% Energy Reduction Target by 2020 Council signs Energy Partnership with Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Tipperary County Council has signed up to an energy partnership with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to

Posted in Emissions, Featured News

€4.9m project to cut CO2 footprint of carbon fibre production

Researchers from across Europe, led by University of Limerick (UL), Ireland, have begun a project to produce carbon fibre from forestry by-products. Carbon fibre is a reinforcement which when added to plastic improves its mechanical properties thereby forming a composite

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€8.2 million available for Environmental Research in the EPA Research Call for 2017 to help tackle major societal challenges

The EPA has launched its Annual Research Call seeking proposals to help identify solutions to emerging and complex environmental problems. The 2017 Research Calls have a particular focus on the importance of a clean, protected environment for our health, our

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ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management Certificate Allergan Clonshaugh Facility

Ronan Mahon “We accepted our ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management Certificate today for the Allergan Clonshaugh Facility-Huge achievement for the site after 15 months of hard work…….. Well done to the entire site for achieving this award-this is only the start

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NTR Refinances 29MW Wind Project with MUFG for £55 Million

NTR announces today that it has successfully completed a £55 million refinancing of existing debt facilities of the Twin Rivers windfarm, a 29MW windfarm located in Yorkshire, England, with MUFG’s core banking unit.  The project was acquired by NTR in

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Energia to help power Guinness PRO12 Final Series

Tuesday, 18th April 2017 – Leading Irish energy provider Energia has signed a new sponsorship deal with PRO12 Rugby. The deal will see Energia become a partner of the Guinness PRO12 Final Series, as the Championship readies itself for a

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Prestigious Global Gas & LNG Conference Concludes

Gastech, the industry’s largest global gas & LNG conference and exhibition, today drew to a close, having welcomed over 20,000 attendees over four days. The high-level conference was attended by 2,500 delegates from across the globe, and played stage to

Posted in Energy, News

EirGrid team receives International Renewable Energy Achievement Award

EirGrid has been honoured at a prestigious awards ceremony in Arizona by international renewable energy group UVIG. An EirGrid team, led by Jonathan O’Sullivan, received the Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group (UVIG) 2017 Annual Achievement Award for its work in redesigning

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