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Renewable Transport – an Opportunity for Northern Ireland

There is a tremendous opportunity to decarbonise Northern Ireland’s transport sector through the use of renewable transport fuels, that’s according to Ian Gordon of Action Renewables Energy Association (AREA). An event held (yesterday) at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn, brought together

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“Ireland is facing a climate emergency and housing has a major role to play in addressing climate change and in ensuring Ireland meets its targets.” This was the message from the Housing Agency today as they hosted their Annual Conference

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Siemens announces partnership with local government leaders to help unlock over £100bn of clean energy schemes

A network of mayors and council leaders is joining forces with one of the world’s biggest manufacturers to try to unlock a pipeline of clean energy projects worth more than £100bn as part of the UK’s drive to meet net-zero

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EirGrid Group Launches Five-year Strategy to Transform the Irish Electricity System

EirGrid Group has today launched a new five-year strategy aimed at transforming the electricity system on the island of Ireland for future generations. The strategy will ensure that renewable energy accounts for 70% of all electricity use in Ireland by

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The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today launched a new podcast that explores the choices we’re making every day in our homes, our work and our travel to reduce our energy use and tackle climate change. 180 Degrees, hosted

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New Climate Investment Platform Targets Increase in Flow of Capital to Clean Energy Projects

In response to country needs to mobilize low-carbon, climate-resilient investments, a new global public good announced today will aim to increase the flow of capital in developing countries to meet climate ambitions. The Climate Investment Platform (CIP) is an inclusive

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Irish people rethinking car ownership due to climate concerns

Almost half of Irish people believe that carbon taxes and environmental concerns will impact their decision to own a car in the next 10 years. This is according to new research commissioned by Europcar Mobility Group Ireland looking at the

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Clean eir: SSE Airtricity to supply telecom with green energy

SSE Airtricity, Ireland’s largest supplier of 100% renewable electricity, has signed a three-year contract with eir to supply green electricity to over 8,000-meter points, including eir’s Citywest HQ. eir, the country’s largest telecommunications provider, and SSE Airtricity have agreed on

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Gas Networks Ireland grants €120,000 to fund Natural Gas Vehicles

As part of the second round of its Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Fund, Gas Networks Ireland today announced that it has awarded six transport companies €20,000 each towards the purchase of a Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV). The Fund supports the

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dlr publishes Climate Change Action Plan 2019 – 2024

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has published its Climate Change Action Plan 2019-2024. The Plan, approved by the Elected Members of the Council, is recognised as a key enabler of on-going public sector leadership, in implementing and influencing climate action at

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