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IrBEA are delighted to announce Bord na Móna as premium sponsor of Bioenergy conference

The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) is pleased to announce Bord na Móna (BNM) as the premium sponsor for their upcoming National Bioenergy Conference which will take place in Croke Park on February 26th next. The conference titled “Bioenergy – Inspiring

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BrightWind Secures €162,000 in SEAI Funding to Develop a New Wind and Solar Data Management Platform

BrightWind (www.brightwindanalysis.com) has secured €162,000 in funding from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to support the company in building a new wind and solar resource data management platform. The platform will be used by researchers to enable them

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POWERING POSITIVE CHANGE: FALLS HOTEL & SPA IN COUNTY CLARE BECOMES ONE OF IRELAND’S FIRST HOTELS TO BE RUN ON HYDROELECTRICITY

The Falls Hotel & Spa in Ennistymon, Co. Clare have set themselves apart from the crowd within the highly competitive Irish hospitality sector, by announcing their status as the first and only hotel in the country to generate power from its

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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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NTR Fund Acquires 19.2MW Ballycumber Windfarm Increasing Its Portfolio To 515MW

NTR  has added a further 19.2 MW to its renewable energy platform through the acquisition of Ballycumber windfarm, located in Co. Wicklow, Ireland. The project was acquired by the NTR Renewable Energy Income Fund II, a wind, solar and energy

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Obton to invest €300m in the Irish solar energy sector

Obton has today announced details of its €300m investment in the Irish solar energy sector. Obton, a Danish solar photovoltaic (PV) business, and its Irish partner Shannon Energy, will develop up to 500 MW of solar PV projects in Ireland

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ELECTRIC IRELAND LAUNCHES BRIGHTER ENERGY PROGRAMME

Today, Electric Ireland, Ireland’s leading energy provider, officially announced its Brighter Energy Programme to drive awareness and empower customers to maximise energy efficiency. The programme will be supported by the release of new products and services, including a 100% Green

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Wholesale Gas Prices Dropped to a 10-Year Low During 2019

Wholesale gas prices decreased to a ten-year low in 2019, while the introduction of the new SEM marketplace in October 2018 is starting to have a dampening impact on wholesale electricity prices. According to Naturgy’s 2019 Annual Energy Review and

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