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CER Commissioner Appointed to Top Position of EU Energy Regulatory Bodies

Garrett Blaney Elected Chair for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and President of Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER)   Thursday, 21 September 2017: Commissioner Garrett Blaney of the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER), has been elected as the

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Today, Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) joined a small group of leading Irish public sector bodies, which have received the ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management Systems Standard. This international best practice certificate is awarded to organisations that demonstrate a strategic commitment

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US student wins EirGrid Sustainable Energy Award at UCC

Calvin Campopiano has become the first American winner of EirGrid’s prestigious prize for high academic achievement in the area of sustainable energy. Calvin, who has begun work as an electrical engineer in the US, achieved the highest grade of his

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Energia lights up the Kennedy Centre with energy savings

New energy efficient lighting cuts centre’s electricity costs by 33% 25th August 2017 – Competitive energy provider Energia is helping to cut the electricity costs of The Kennedy Shopping Centre in West Belfast by 33% thanks to new energy efficient

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Irish renewable energy firm scoops prestigious award

Irish company Solar 21 is the founder and majority shareholder of the project that scooped the award for Best Renewables Project/Installation in the Humber Area at the Humber Renewables Awards in Hull last night. The award-winning entry, the Tansterne Advanced

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Project NOVICE to develop new business model to unlock energy efficiency investments and savings throughout building renovation.

The International Energy Research Centre, hosted in Tyndall National Institute, Cork, has been successfully selected by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 initiative to coordinate a €2million energy research contract for research into the development of new business models in energy

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Wicklow council approves solar energy farm on 27 hectares

Plans for a major solar energy farm on a 27-hectare site in Co Wicklow have been approved by Wicklow County Council. The permission comes as the Government is preparing a new renewable energy support scheme scheduled to be operational by

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EirGrid leads the way in planning for Ireland’s energy future

EirGrid has unveiled “Tomorrow’s Energy Scenarios 2017 – Planning our Energy Future”. This is a series of scenarios that will help EirGrid to efficiently develop the electricity grid while taking into account uncertainties regarding future demand for, and technology used

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Bioenergy Future Ireland 2018 Launched

The IrBEA National Bioenergy Conference is an event driven by the need for sustainability, growth and development within the Irish Bioenergy industry. This sector of the Irish Green Bioeconomy merits a symposium which recognises leadership and operational excellence in Irish

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SEAI says backing sustainable energy will improve lives

SEAI says backing sustainable energy will improve lives, meet environmental challenges and protect jobs  New five year strategy launched for key state agency   13 July 2017: Ireland faces significant challenges ahead and only the improved delivery of sustainable energy solutions

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