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emovis Podcast Reveals Importance of Environmental Sustainability

According to a survey from emovis, a mobility solutions provider, it was found that members of the public view environmental sustainability as an important factor in relation to their transport options. As part of the emovis podcast series, ‘Going Places’,

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Public Sector saves €1.3 billion on energy spend

Public bodies have made €1.3 billion in energy savings and avoided 4.6 million tonnes of CO2 emissions since 2009 according to latest analysis by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).  The Annual Report 2019 on Public Sector Energy Efficiency

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Girl Guides pledge to reduce plastic waste with Responsible Consumerism initiative

– Irish Girl Guides’ 11,000 members commit to no single-use plastic parties, days out, camps, conferences and other events – – Teenagers devise sustainability programme following visit to India –   Irish Girl Guides’ members are set to significantly reduce

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DUBLIN HOSTS MAJOR ‘CLIMATE BRAVE’ CONFERENCE

Dublin will today (Feb 17th) become the first Irish city to sign a commitment to meet WHO air quality guideline values by 2030. In a rare joint pledge, the Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin and the Mayors/Cathaoirligh of the other

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NTR signs PPA as part of financing of Swedish Wind Project

NTR has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA), with a European utility as part of its financing of 94 MW of wind projects in Sweden and Finland. The utility will offtake 70% of the power generated over the next 15

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Ten-fold investment in energy efficiency needed if we’re to meet 2030 climate targets, experts say

Three Counties Energy Agency (3cea) launches Energy Transition Strategy and bids to produce surplus green energy by 2030   A ten-fold increase in investment in energy efficiency and a commitment to grant aid all eligible projects in 2020 is required

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SSE Renewables and Greencoat Renewables recognised for launching Ireland’s first wind powered scholarship

Galway Wind Park, Ireland’s largest onshore wind farm, bagged yet another award at the annual Irish Wind Industry Awards in Dublin on Friday 24 January. The 174MW project, co-owned by SSE Renewables and Greencoat Renewables, took home the opening award

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Second annual Irish Wind Awards celebrates record-breaking year

Almost 400 people from Ireland’s largest renewable energy industry joined broadcaster and commentator Ivan Yates at the second annual Irish Wind Energy Awards in Clontarf Castle, Dublin, on Friday night to celebrate another record-breaking year for the industry. In a

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Aalborg Energie Technik a/s has secured an order for a 35 MWe chicken litter-fired and environment friendly power plant in Turkey

Aalborg Energie Technik a/s (AET) will assist MAV Elektrik to achieve cleaner air, prevent water and soil contamination in addition to providing a commercial income from chicken litter which was previously seen as a waste product. With the high efficiency

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Workplace & Facilities Expo (incorporating FM Ireland) 3 – 4 March 2020, RDS Dublin

  Workplace & Facilities Expo is clearly focused on delivering a high-level audience of decision makers from Ireland’s leading National & International companies. The name Workplace & Facilities Expo. (incorporating FM Ireland) reflects changing demands on businesses not only to

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