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The City Bin Co. cleans up with savings from Energia dual fuel deal

Competitive energy provider Energia has signed a new dual fuel electricity and gas supply deal with award-winning waste management company The City Bin Co. The two-year deal will see Energia supply over 180,000 KWh of electricity and 18,000 KWh of

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SEAI TO INVEST €2.5 MILLION IN RD&D SOLUTIONS FOR NEXT GENERATION ENERGY

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today announced a research fund of over €2.5 million to support cutting-edge research, development and demonstration energy projects in 2018. The Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) Funding Programme aims to develop new energy

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RECORD INVESTMENT IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY IN 2017

SEAI managed highest ever sustainable energy investment of €105 million in 2017, allocated by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) New schemes added across economy in agriculture, business and residential Community energy network doubles nationwide Progress accelerated

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Over 430 Representatives from across Public Sector Gather to Progress Energy Saving Strategies

€133 million in savings achieved last year 22 public bodies now certified to international standard on energy management 17 January 2018 – Over 430 representatives from public bodies and government departments today attended the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)

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Connected Energy, an innovator in site-integrated energy storage solutions, today announced it had secured £3 million investment from Macquarie Group and ENGIE.

The investment provides Connected Energy with working capital to realise ambitious growth plans in the UK and Europe. Connected Energy has developed the world’s only commercially available stationary energy storage system that uses electric vehicle battery packs after they have

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Electric vehicles for construction, agriculture and mining will be a $87 billion market in 2028

Electric vehicles for construction, agriculture and mining will be a $87 billion market in 2028. Komatsu, John Deere, Caterpillar, and others manufacture the big vehicles – mainly hybrid – while other manufacturers offer smaller, pure-electric versions. Pure electric is a

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VERDE LED is first Irish lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation

Leading Irish manufacturer of commercial energy saving LED lighting solutions, VERDE LED has become the first, and only, Irish Lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation from the UK. The Carbon Trust Accredited Supplier scheme is the UK’s market-leading scheme

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Ireland’s Bioenergy Day – From 18TH December We Rely Solely on Bioenergy to Meet Our Energy Demand.

Bioenergy is Europe’s leading renewable energy source. According to Eurostat data and calculations by the European Biomass Association (AEBIOM), bioenergy will account for 11% of the final energy consumption in the EU-28 this year. Other renewable energy sources, like hydropower,

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Sharp rise in gas prices drives up Bord Gáis Energy Index in November

The Bord Gáis Energy Index for November was up by 9% as the wholesale prices of oil, gas and electricity all rallied during the month.  Gas prices rose by a hefty 17% from October’s levels as cooler temperatures and higher

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IRELAND’S ENERGY USE IS NOT REDUCING FAST ENOUGH

Individuals, businesses and communities are central to addressing the problem according to SEAI 12 December 2017: Ireland’s energy use is not reducing fast enough and individuals, businesses and communities will be central to addressing the problem according to Jim Gannon,

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