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SSE Renewables sells Slieve Divena II wind farm to Greencoat

SSE Renewables has agreed to sell its 100 per cent interest in the 18.8MW Slieve Divena II Wind Farm in Northern Ireland to Greencoat UK Wind for a total consideration of £51 million. Slieve Divena II was developed by SSE

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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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Munich Airport earns new Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) certification

Munich Airport earns new Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) certification MUC pushing ahead with decarbonization efforts Airport cuts CO2 emissions per passenger by 35 percent New certification honors airport’s ongoing emission reduction initiatives Airport aiming for 100% decarbonization by 2050   Munich

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Keep your business on top of the latest energy saving opportunities at the SEAI Energy Show

Ireland’s leading sustainable energy business event returns to the RDS on Wednesday, 01 and Thursday, 02 April 2020. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Energy Show features 150 exhibitors showcasing the latest energy saving and renewable energy technologies and

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Mobilising Indigenous Biomass crucial to achieving Irish renewable energy targets – IrBEA

  The mobilisation of Irish indigenous biomass will be one of many topics discussed at the upcoming Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) conference at the end of February in Croke Park. Significant investment in forestry since 1990 will see residual pulp

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Public Bodies Meet at SEAI Conference to Accelerate Progress to 2030 Energy Targets

Key note speaker, Former President, Mary Robinson, calls on the public sector to show leadership in climate action 800 public representatives gather to progress energy efficiency and carbon reducing targets Public bodies have saved over €1.3 billion on energy spend

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SEAI CALLS ON BUSINESS LEADERS TO INVEST IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Ireland’s largest energy users saved €12.4 million in energy costs in 2018, that is according to the annual review released today by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). The review shows that the reduction in carbon emissions achieved is

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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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