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Benign impact of Covid-19 on air quality and carbon emissions

The world is in a dark place, gripped by a pandemic that could rage for months and take countless lives. But it has led to an astonishing fall in air pollution in the most heavily populated parts of the planet.

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REDUCTION IN OVERALL CARBON EMISSIONS BUT TRANSPORT AND HOME HEATING INCREASES PUT IRELAND WELL OFF TARGET ACCORDING TO SEAI

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today published its Energy- Related CO2 Emissions in Ireland report. The report shows that energy-related CO2 emissions declined slightly in 2018, even as energy use increased. This was due to changes in the

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Public Sector saves €1.3 billion on energy spend

Public bodies have made €1.3 billion in energy savings and avoided 4.6 million tonnes of CO2 emissions since 2009 according to latest analysis by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).  The Annual Report 2019 on Public Sector Energy Efficiency

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DUBLIN HOSTS MAJOR ‘CLIMATE BRAVE’ CONFERENCE

Dublin will today (Feb 17th) become the first Irish city to sign a commitment to meet WHO air quality guideline values by 2030. In a rare joint pledge, the Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin and the Mayors/Cathaoirligh of the other

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Munich Airport earns new Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) certification

Munich Airport earns new Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) certification MUC pushing ahead with decarbonization efforts Airport cuts CO2 emissions per passenger by 35 percent New certification honors airport’s ongoing emission reduction initiatives Airport aiming for 100% decarbonization by 2050   Munich

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Ten-fold investment in energy efficiency needed if we’re to meet 2030 climate targets, experts say

Three Counties Energy Agency (3cea) launches Energy Transition Strategy and bids to produce surplus green energy by 2030   A ten-fold increase in investment in energy efficiency and a commitment to grant aid all eligible projects in 2020 is required

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Aalborg Energie Technik a/s has secured an order for a 35 MWe chicken litter-fired and environment friendly power plant in Turkey

Aalborg Energie Technik a/s (AET) will assist MAV Elektrik to achieve cleaner air, prevent water and soil contamination in addition to providing a commercial income from chicken litter which was previously seen as a waste product. With the high efficiency

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Pinergy Drive Races Ahead with ‘Free Fridays’ in 2020

Pinergy, the smart energy provider, is kickstarting the new year with a brand new promotion for electric vehicle users, as part of their Pinergy Drive solutions. This unique promotion, ‘Free Fridays’, gives Pinergy Drive residential customers the opportunity to enjoy

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UPS AND TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN ANNOUNCE FIVE-YEAR SUSTAINABILITY PARTNERSHIP

UPS (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in logistics, and the University of Dublin’s Trinity College Dublin today announced a five-year partnership to drive sustainable solutions for Dublin. “UPS is committed to addressing the environmental challenges facing the logistics sector by

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Ireland’s first Electric Bus takes to the road, commissioned by Tifco Hotel group

Ireland’s first fully-electric bus went into operation today, representing another milestone in the country’s transition to a low-carbon future. The Volvo bus – commissioned by Tifco Hotel Group – will operate an 8km round trip between the Crowne Plaza and

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