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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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Minister Humphreys announces New Round of Tariff Suspension / Quota Schemes

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has today announced a new round of the tariff suspension/quota schemes and is calling for applications from manufacturers in the chemicals, microelectronic and related sectors. The tariff suspension scheme offers the possibility for

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Dawn Meats seeks 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 under Science Based Targets Initiative

Dawn Meats Group has committed to delivering a 30% reduction by 2030 in greenhouse gas emissions from its own facilities and from the generation of the energy it purchases. The targets have been made under the Science Based Targets Initiative

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Volvo Trucks presents heavy-duty electric concept trucks for construction operations and regional transport

How can the environmental and climate impact of heavy goods traffic be reduced while the demand for transport continues to increase? Volvo Trucks, having recently started sales of electric trucks for urban transport, believes that electrification can become a competitive

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Panda to invest €10m in fleet of gas-powered refuse trucks to cut carbon emissions

Waste company Panda is to invest €10 million in a fleet of greener vehicles fuelled by compressed natural gas as the company seeks to cut its carbon emissions. The plan will see Beauparc-owned Panda commission 45 natural gas vehicles over the next

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Research shows significant dairy beef carbon reduction potential

ABP, in conjunction with the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF) and Teagasc has today announced the latest results from its dairy beef genetic research programme, demonstrating a significant shift in carbon reductions in dairy beef. The findings show the potential

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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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LOCATION OF HOUSING IS KEY TO ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE HEARS

“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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