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Electric Vehicles Enter Phase of Fastest Growth, Finds IDTechEx Research

Like most other new products, electric vehicles sell in an S curve of a slow start with over supply. Then comes fastest growth with supply sometimes unable to keep up with demand then comes saturation. Take pure electric buses as

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All-party Oireachtas Committee delivers historic mandate for climate action

The Stop Climate Chaos Coalition has welcomed the publication of the Report of the special all-party Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action, saying it represents an historic mandate for the Government to immediately step up climate action to cut Ireland’s rising

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PASSENGERS MAKE IRELAND’S FIRST JOURNEY ON A BIOGAS BUS

Bus travellers in Cork will be the first passengers to ride a ‘green bus’ in Ireland today (Monday).  With zero carbon emissions, the biomethane-powered bus is a  viable alternative for Ireland’s public bus fleet, and the biogas bus has been

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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

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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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