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Galway Wind Park launches €70,000 COVID-19 Response Fund

SSE Renewables and Greencoat Renewables, joint owners of Galway Wind Park, have today launched a €70,000 COVID-19 response fund to support local communities around the wind farm in Connemara, Co. Galway. The funding, which is being made immediately available, will

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Bord Gáis Energy Index Falls

The Bord Gáis Energy Index has fallen 37% in March due to an unprecedented drop of 55% in oil prices as Covid-19 spread to every corner of the globe decimating growth and energy demand. The gas market, already awash with

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Sunamp and Ripple Energy sign MoU to provide zero carbon heat and hot water

World leading thermal storage company Sunamp and pioneering clean energy ownership platform Ripple Energy have a signed a memorandum of understanding to provide Ripple customers with zero carbon heating and hot water solutions.   Ripple Energy enables people to part-own

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DLR’s Energy Management System reaches International Standards

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council have been awarded ISO 50001 from Certification Europe for their Energy Management System for the energy use under the control of dlr. ISO 50001 is an internationally recognised certified energy management system for organisations. An Cathaoirleach,

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Bord Gáis Energy Index Falls 15% In February

The Bord Gáis Energy Index fell 15% during February as the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak spread beyond China, threatening global energy demand and growth. Oil prices fell 12% on concerns that the increasing threat from the virus could dampen global demand.

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Irish Solar Energy Association welcomes publication of RESS Terms and Conditions

The Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) welcomes the publication of the final terms and conditions for the first auction of the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS). The first auction (RESS-1) is scheduled to take place in July this year in

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Veolia help Group Water Scheme launch solar energy project

Polecat Springs Group Water Scheme (GWS), working with Veolia, has become the first Group Water Scheme to use renewable energy to directly power its water treatment plant. Located near Elphin, County Roscommon, the site will be able to reduce energy

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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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Household waste recycled to make “mini wind-turbines”

Repurposing water bottles and aluminium cans to make wind turbines, it’s all in a module’s work for  130 undergraduates in UCC. The first-year engineering students are participating in an initiative to increase interest in energy engineering as part of a

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Zenobe Energy partners with United Utilities to bring largest battery to the UK water industry

Battery storage will be brought to the wastewater treatment plant in Preston, which serves 260,000 local homes and businesses Zenobe and United Utilities’ partnership will bring significant benefits to water customers and the environment This will be the largest battery

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