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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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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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Fota Island Resort is buzzing — with pro-pollinator plans and sustainability ideas

One third of Irish bee species are threatened with extinction because the amount of food and safe nesting sites in our landscapes have been drastically reduced. Fota Island Resort is committed to introducing and implementing initiatives that can help create

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Minister Humphreys announces New Round of Tariff Suspension / Quota Schemes

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has today announced a new round of the tariff suspension/quota schemes and is calling for applications from manufacturers in the chemicals, microelectronic and related sectors. The tariff suspension scheme offers the possibility for

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IRELAND LEADS THE WAY IN OCEAN ENERGY AS SEAI-FUNDED WAVE ENERGY DEVICE ARRIVES IN HAWAII FOR TESTING

The wave energy device by Ocean Energy Ltd, funded by the Government of Ireland through the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), has reached a major milestone as it embarks on a one-year testing cycle in Hawaii. The Cork-based company

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ESB and Coillte agree renewable energy deal

The ESB and State forestry company Coillte have formally reached agreement on the establishment of a renewable energy joint venture. However, completion of the deal is not expected until some time next year given that it requires final approval from

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Volvo Trucks presents heavy-duty electric concept trucks for construction operations and regional transport

How can the environmental and climate impact of heavy goods traffic be reduced while the demand for transport continues to increase? Volvo Trucks, having recently started sales of electric trucks for urban transport, believes that electrification can become a competitive

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Minister Bruton Announces €11m for cutting-edge Energy Research

Wednesday, 20 November the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD, announced that €11m in funding has been awarded to 50 cutting-edge research, development and demonstration energy projects. These projects will develop solutions that will deliver cleaner

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Presentation of €coMerit Environmental Certification to Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has been awarded €coMerit Environmental Certification by An Cathaoirleach, Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown County Council, Cllr. Shay Brennan. Over the last two years BIM has established a green team, carried out reviews of its lighting, heating, fuel

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LOCATION OF HOUSING IS KEY TO ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE HEARS

“Ireland is facing a climate emergency and housing has a major role to play in addressing climate change and in ensuring Ireland meets its targets.” This was the message from the Housing Agency today as they hosted their Annual Conference

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