Ireland to harness the power of green procurement with the CO2 Performance Ladder

The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) have launched a pilot of the highly successful CO2 Performance Ladder in Ireland. The first tender has been published by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), with other contracting authorities expecting to use the CO2 Performance Ladder over the coming months. The Government of Ireland’s annual public sector purchasing accounts for … Read more

Build Digital Project Launch

The formal launch of the Build Digital Project took place today Thursday 7th April 2022. This hybrid event was held in St Laurence’s Church, TU Dublin, Grangegorman while also live streamed. The Event was opened with a video message from Minister Michael McGrath of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. Minister McGrath’s address reiterated … Read more

The Bretland Group

Delivering High Quality Environmentally Conscious Building Solutions for Over 24 Years to the Irish Construction Community With the recent announcement from the Irish Government of the National Development Plan (NDP) 2021 – 2030 valued at €165 billion, what does this mean to the construction sector, local jobs and the built environment within Ireland. The Taoiseach … Read more

SSE Renewables powers change with €1.1 million donation to community groups

SSE Renewables, Ireland’s leading developer, owner, and operator of renewable energy, has donated €1.1m to 412 projects through its annual Community Fund across Ireland in 2020/2021. Details of the total €1.1m donation SSE Renewables has made to Irish communities in the last year are contained in the company’s annual Community Investment Review, published today. The … Read more

ESB and dCarbonX launch Kinsale Head Hydrogen Storage project

ESB and dCarbonX have today launched ‘Green Hydrogen @ Kinsale,’ an integrated project to develop large-scale storage for green hydrogen off the coast of County Cork.This project – pending licence and planning approvals – could have the potential to store up to three TWh of green hydrogen and hydrogen carriers, the equivalent of approximately 10 … Read more

Irish Private-Cloud Provider Certified as Carbon Neutral

Stryve, a Carlow based private cloud and cybersecurity company, are climate action leaders in the Irish IT sector having been certified as Carbon Neutral. Working with experienced energy auditors, German based ‘Climate Partners’ Stryve completed a detailed assessment of its emissions and developed a roadmap to reduce its carbon footprint. As a first step, the … Read more

SSE Renewables and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announce MoU to bring green hydrogen to Ireland and the UK

SSE Renewables and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the opportunity to produce and deliver green hydrogen through electrolysis using energy from two onshore windfarms in Ireland and Scotland.   The partnership aims to encompass the full green hydrogen value chain, including construction, supply chain management, customer offtake … Read more

Verde Energy Group announces €20 million “Green Fund” to support the installation of “green” solutions nationwide – Making Energy Savings Simple

Verde Energy Group is pleased to announce details of a €20 million “Green Fund” they have put in place to support the installation of “green” solutions, including EV Chargers, Solar PV, and energy efficient LED lighting, as well as its innovative ENWARE Sustainability SaaS platform, nationwide. Having recently rebranded, through this incentive, Verde Energy Group … Read more