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Bord Gáis Energy Index Gains 14% In June

The Bord Gáis Energy Index increased by 14% in June with all components of the Index growing as Covid-19 restrictions start to lift and the world slowly adapts to the new normal. It was another month of recovery for the

Posted in Energy, News

COVID-19 green recovery should account for local variations in air quality

New analysis finds the cost of damage caused by poor air quality means pathways to Net Zero may differ significantly between areas across the UK – with faster decarbonisation in cities needed, particularly in the shift to Electric Vehicles and public

Posted in Emissions, Energy

SEAI AWARD IRISH RESEARCHERS €1 MILLION THROUGH COLLABORATIVE EUROPEAN RESEARCH INITIATIVES

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has recently awarded €1 million to Irish companies and research institutions to carry out innovative energy research projects in the areas of smart energy systems and offshore renewable energy.  Funding for Irish participants

Posted in Emissions, Energy

Irish breakthrough tidal energy technology

In Ireland, the Direct Drive Tidal Turbine (D2T2) project has made a breakthrough in a cutting-edge technology: tidal energy turbines. Tidal currents are a highly dependable source of renewable energy, precisely because they follow the predictable rise and fall of sea tides. Tidal energy

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Oil and gas conversations surge 100% on Twitter

The COVID-19 crisis has affected a wide range of businesses, but its impact on the oil and gas industry is particularly severe due to restrictions on travel as well as other broader economic activities, causing a heavy blow to the

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Yanmar Develops Hydrogen Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

Osaka, Japan (June 4, 2020) – Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd. and its subsidiary Yanmar Power Technology Co., Ltd. have announced the development of a hydrogen fuel cell system for maritime applications based on fuel cell technology for automobiles, as part

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Reducing the national herd not the solution to Ireland’s climate challenge

Agriculture accounts for 33% of Irish emissions and rising, but simply reducing the national herd is not the solution, and a new way of measuring emissions could have a profound impact on how the world views Ireland and our agriculture

Posted in Emissions, Energy

SolarShare launches Virtual Power Plant business to create 1200 jobs post-Covid-19

Dublin, Ireland, April 21, 2020 – The latest SEAI report finds Ireland is not on track to meet any of its 2020 renewable energy targets, ranking 27 out of 28 in the EU. Focus is now shifting to Ireland’s 2030

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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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