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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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Coillte Announces €68 million Partnership Deal with Accsys Technologies and BP

Coillte announced an innovative partnership deal that will see Coillte’s MEDITE SMARTPLY division collaborate with Accsys Technologies and BP to develop the world’s first Tricoya wood chip manufacturing plant in Hull, UK. The €68 million project will transform wood technology

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Re-Gen Waste Ltd receives major Health and Safety Industry Award

Re-Gen Waste Ltd, a Newry-based waste management solutions company, is celebrating receiving an Ambassador Award at the Waste  Industry Safety and Health Forum for Northern Ireland’s (WISHNI) annual ceremony, held in the Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim. The award was presented in

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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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New Initiative to inform how Dublin will manage food waste reduction and sustainable eating

Dublin is one of seven European cities chosen to take part in an exciting pan-European TRiFOCAL project designed to reduce food waste while promoting healthy and sustainable eating. The Eastern-Midland Regional Waste Management Office (EMWRO) is the Irish participant in

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Mitigation Plan reinforces Governments weak position on climate action

The Government today finally published its draft National Mitigation Plan – Ireland’s first plan in ten years on how it intends to reduce the harmful emissions that contribute to climate change.  A requirement under Ireland’s Climate Action and Low Carbon

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Ireland ranked 11th of EU-15 countries in Sustainable Progress Index

Ireland is making poor progress when ranked against the other 14 countries in the EU-15.  The new Sustainable Progress Index, published today by Social Justice Ireland, shows the scale of the challenge facing Ireland under the headings of economy, society

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IRELAND TO LEAD EU MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT – MaRINET2

An investment of €10.5 million in EU funding was announced today (Thursday) in Dublin by University College Cork. It is the second phase of funding in the transnational, multi-million euro initiative, called MaRINET2, which aims to help industry accelerate the

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International Conference on Design and Sustainability in Sports Facilities to be Hosted in Dublin

Dublin is set to play host to a major sports seminar in 2017. The International Union of Architects, The International Association for Sports & Leisure Facilities (IAKS Cologne) and The Aura Holohan group, are delighted to announce that the ‘International

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