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Veolia expands wood recycling and processing capacity by 50,000 tonnes per year

Ahead of COP26 the global leader in optimised resource management, Veolia, has highlighted its commitment to recycling and renewable biomass energy. With a key focus on increasing sustainability and backing the drive to net zero carbon in the UK, the

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Amazon data centre to provide heating to Dublin homes and offices

A scheme to provide heating to homes and offices from an Amazon data centre in Tallaght has been announced by South Dublin County Council. The council has set up Heatworks, the country’s first publicly owned not-for-profit energy company, to provide

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Calor awarded Ireland’s most commended accolade in sustainability and CSR

Calor Ireland has achieved the Business Working Responsibly mark for responsible and sustainable business practices. Calor becomes one of just 40 companies in Ireland to attain the prestigious Mark.  The Mark, developed by Business in the Community Ireland and independently

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St James’s Hospital implement largest scale Energy Performance Contract in Irish healthcare

St James’s Hospital has signed a new Energy Performance Contract (EPC) with Veolia in partnership with the Carbon and Energy Fund Ireland (CEFI). Under the EPC agreement, Veolia will manage projects covering the design, delivery, installation, commissioning and operation of

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Deal signed to develop Barryroe oil and gas field

Providence Resources and Lansdowne Oil and Gas have signed a farmout agreement with SpotOn Energy that should see the Barryroe oil and gas field off the Cork coast go into production within three years. The deal will see Norwegian based

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Solar AdTek Announces New Funding Partnership with Vivid Edge

Solar AdTek, the leading developer and supplier of innovative solar powered and LED lighting systems for outdoor advertising companies, has today announced the launch of a new funding model in partnership with Vivid Edge. The partnership will support Solar AdTek’s

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Applegreen commercial fleet now Driving CarbonNeutral®

Applegreen has announced that its entire commercial fleet, fuelling communities across Ireland, has begun Driving CarbonNeutral®. Applegreen will offset all carbon emissions from fuel used by its own fleet of trucks, delivery vans and company cars through purchasing carbon offsetting

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Cork-based industrial energy company EM3 taken over by Calor owner

Irish industrial energy efficiency company EM3 has been acquired by SHV, a private Dutch company whose brands include Calor and Primagaz. Its subsidiary, SHV Energy has taken a majority stake in the Charleville, Co Cork-based business although no financial details of the transaction

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Wexford windfarm saves enough energy to power 70 homes for a year

Energy optimisation technology from UCD spin-out NovoGrid was tested on a windfarm in Wexford. ESB has completed a two-year pilot project at a windfarm in Co Wexford using tech from Irish software company NovoGrid. The Richfield windfarm, owned by SSE Renewables,

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Virgin Media Secures 100% Renewable Energy Supply with Naturgy Ireland

Virgin Media Ireland has reached a long-term agreement with Naturgy Ireland that will introduce a 100% renewal energy supply across its operations in Ireland. This renewable energy agreement will power Virgin Media’s main offices, contact centre, TV studios, data centres

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