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Government announces support scheme for biomass boilers and anaerobic digestion

The second phase of the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH), which will provide operational support for biomass boilers and anaerobic digestion heating systems has opened. This scheme is designed to replace fossil fuel heating systems by heat pumps and

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WORLD LEADERS CONVENE TO DISCUSS THE HEALTH OF OUR OCEANS IN CORK AT OUR OCEAN WEALTH SUMMIT

More than 30 Heads of State and Ministers, UN Representatives and Ambassadors from island nations around the globe will convene in Cork for this year’s Our Ocean Wealth Summit to discuss the impact of climate change on island nations.  Our

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Recycle Now Launch – ‘Recycling. It’s in our own hands’!

Recycle Now, is pleased to announce the Recycle Week 2019 theme. This year Recycle Week will run from 23rd to – 29th September and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever before! Our inspiration 2019 is the year

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Politicians must now take climate change from the doorstep to the statute book

Immediate implementation of the Oireachtas Committee recommendations in full and on time the litmus test of Leo’s response to election results say campaigners. Reacting to what the media is calling a Green Wave in local and European elections where climate

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ORCA Lands in Ireland – WPM Green Energy unveil the first on-site aerobic food waste recycling technology in Ireland

WPM Green Energy, a sustainability services and solutions provider, yesterday launched ORCA, an on–site aerobic food waste recycling technology at The Yacht restaurant in Clontarf, the first food business to adopt this new technology in Ireland. The ORCA technology operates

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Ireland goes 25 days without using coal to generate electricity

The island of Ireland has gone a record length of time without using coal-fired electricity generation on its power system, Eirgrid has confirmed. The all-island grid operated without coal between April 11th and May 7th – a total of 25 days, it confirmed. This

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Coillte profits more than treble on wind farm gains

State forestry company Coillte saw its pretax profit more than treble to €166 million in 2018 as the company’s sale of interests in wind farm operations yielded significant gains. The dividend paid to the State rose 87 per cent to €15 million,

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AW-Energy’s WaveRoller using the endless energy of the ocean’s waves to generate electricity at new SURGE 2 Project in Peniche, Portugal

WaveRoller provides a reliable and predictable source of renewable energy to the energy system that compliments more intermittent technologies such as wind and solar. WaveRoller taps the unused ocean energy resource that is readily available also for many locations where

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EU approves Irish State aid for renewable heat technologies

The European Commission has approved Irish state aid for renewable heat generation from technologies including biomass and anaerobic digestion. Having assessed the scheme, the commission found it to be proportionate as the payments granted to beneficiaries won’t lead to overcompensation in the

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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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