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CER Publishes Energy Retail Markets Annual Report for 2016

From January 2015 to January 2016, competition in the retail energy sector, along with lower wholesale prices maintained the downward trend in retail prices in the fully deregulated and open electricity and gas market. This means that large savings continued

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ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management Certificate Allergan Clonshaugh Facility

Ronan Mahon “We accepted our ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management Certificate today for the Allergan Clonshaugh Facility-Huge achievement for the site after 15 months of hard work…….. Well done to the entire site for achieving this award-this is only the start

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Energia to help power Guinness PRO12 Final Series

Tuesday, 18th April 2017 – Leading Irish energy provider Energia has signed a new sponsorship deal with PRO12 Rugby. The deal will see Energia become a partner of the Guinness PRO12 Final Series, as the Championship readies itself for a

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Prestigious Global Gas & LNG Conference Concludes

Gastech, the industry’s largest global gas & LNG conference and exhibition, today drew to a close, having welcomed over 20,000 attendees over four days. The high-level conference was attended by 2,500 delegates from across the globe, and played stage to

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EirGrid team receives International Renewable Energy Achievement Award

EirGrid has been honoured at a prestigious awards ceremony in Arizona by international renewable energy group UVIG. An EirGrid team, led by Jonathan O’Sullivan, received the Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group (UVIG) 2017 Annual Achievement Award for its work in redesigning

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Emerging disruptive trends and technologies top UK energy agenda

A new survey highlights shifting priorities in the energy sector with an increasing impetus towards a lower carbon future. Disruptive technologies including renewable energies and energy efficiency are impacting top action priorities for energy leaders globally in 2017. Renewables ranked

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Climate-KIC Accelerator: Where Great Ideas Grow Into Great Businesses

Climate-KIC Accelerator is the cleantech accelerator with a focus on climate impact. Climate-KIC offers a 18-month programme, divided in 3 stages, to grow your own cleantech idea into a great business. Sustainable Nation is pleased to run the Dublin-based Climate-KIC

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Ireland’s largest windfarm opens for business

Ireland’s largest windfarm, Energia’s 95MW windfarm at Meenadreen in south Donegal, has officially started supplying power to homes and businesses across Ireland, setting a new Irish record. The windfarm contains 38 turbines and is capable of producing enough electricity to

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Amarenco set to invest €56m in Munster solar farms

Renewable energy firm Amarenco Solar is set to invest more than €50 million in solar plants in Munster, after it received planning permission for another facility in Cork. The 5MW Castlelyons solar farm, which was given the go-ahead by Cork

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Energia keeps energy savings on the menu at Deanes

Leading business energy provider Energia has re-signed a deal to provide electricity to the Deanes group of restaurants in Belfast. The deal will see Energia supply energy to Deanes’ seven outlets in the city. Michael Deane has revolutionised eating-out in

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