Blog Archives

Bord Gáis Energy Index Down As Trade Tensions Impact Demand

The Bord Gáis Energy Index dropped 8% in May and is now 16% below the comparable period last year. Oil, the largest component of the Index, was the key driver of the fall dropping 11% in the month as escalating

Posted in Energy, Featured News, News

Government announces support scheme for biomass boilers and anaerobic digestion

The second phase of the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH), which will provide operational support for biomass boilers and anaerobic digestion heating systems has opened. This scheme is designed to replace fossil fuel heating systems by heat pumps and

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

TU DUBLIN ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC COLLABORATION WITH ESB

Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) and ESB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a framework of strategic collaboration that will include three key areas – Research and Development, Talent Promotion and Diversity and Inclusion. TU Dublin President,

Posted in Energy, Featured News, News

Solar Pioneer Azuri Technologies Announces $26 Million Equity Investment

Azuri Technologies, a leading provider of pay-as-you-go solar home solutions to off-grid households across Africa, today announced a strategic investment of US$26 million, led by Fortune Global 500 company Marubeni Corporation with additional participation from existing shareholders, including FTSE 250

Posted in Energy, Featured News, News

Kingspan encourages homeowners to check their tank health with free tank health packs

  Adding strength to the recent campaign by OFTEC calling for homeowners to consider upgrading their tanks to safer and more robust double-skinned or ‘bunded’ models, Kingspan has just launched free tank health check packs* for homeowners in Ireland as

Posted in Energy, Featured News, News

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

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

Posted in Energy, Featured News, News

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