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ESB ecars drives on with network upgrade and replacement programme

Electric Vehicle (EV) drivers will enjoy improved charging facilities, thanks to an ongoing upgrade and replacement programme currently underway by ESB ecars. As part of its commitment to investing in and developing the EV charging network, ESB ecars has undertaken

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BHSL agrees €1.5m French deal for its waste-to-energy technology

Irish waste-to-energy business BHSL has agreed a new €1.5m deal to sell its technology in France. BHSL is to sell its fluidised bed combustion (FBC) technology to Liger Bioconcept, a new joint venture between bio-energy company Liger, algae specialist and

Posted in Energy, Environmental, News, Recycling, Waste Management

Neste introduces sustainable Zero Vacation as part of its Zero Island project in Sweden

Neste, a global leader in renewable diesel and renewable jet fuel made from waste and residues and one of the world’s most sustainable companies is introducing sustainable Zero Vacation. The Zero Vacation is a part of Neste’s Zero Island project

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Green Awards 2019

Attended by the Minister of Communications, Climate Action & Environment, Richard Bruton TD, the 2019 Green Awards ceremony took place on Tuesday, February 26, at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin. Launched in 2008, the Green Awards has established itself

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European Commission earmarks West Cork island for clean energy strategy

A West Cork island which was a global leader in clean energy over 30 years ago was today selected for a European Commission-backed energy transition initiative to make offshore communities more self-reliant. Cape Clear, already planning to introduce electric buses

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phs and Fellowes launch competition for free air purifiers in nurseries

Urban nurseries are being sought by hygiene experts phs Group in a competition to win air purifiers to help its children breathe cleaner air. phs, in collaboration with air purifier manufacturer Fellowes, is offering the winning three nurseries two cutting-edge air

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Lidl Ireland commits to 100% Sustainably Sourced Fish by end of 2019

Lidl Ireland has committed to providing 100% sustainably sourced fish through its growing network of 159 stores across Ireland by the end of 2019. 33% of global fisheries have been fished beyond sustainable limits due to over-fishing and illegal fishing.

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Slurry is future of energy here, say ministers

The Government is now pushing to roll out a new national network to harness power from agricultural waste as the country comes under pressure to reduce its carbon emissions. A recent report from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland highlights

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Irish forestry to invest €250m in major expansion

The State’s forestry industry is likely to invest around €250 million in coming years as it prepares for a period of major expansion. A new trade body, Forest Industries Ireland (FII), predicted yesterday that supplies of timber will double up to 2035,

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Biogas ‘overlooked’ compared to other renewable energies

Calls are mounting for a biogas industry to be rolled out nationwide in a bid to bolster farm incomes and reduce Ireland’s agricultural carbon footprint. Tonight (Thursday, December 13) on episode 15 of FarmLand, Sean Finan, the CEO of the Irish

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