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COP25: Renewable Energy Ambition in NDCs must Double by 2030

Countries are being urged to significantly raise renewable energy ambition and adopt targets to transform the global energy system in the next round of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

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Bord Gáis Energy Index Gains 13% In November

The Bord Gáis Energy Index rose 13% in November as colder weather supported gas and electricity prices. Natural gas gained 47% as gas prices recovered from very low levels in October as temperatures dropped. The increase in gas drove electricity

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Minister Bruton Announces Scheme to Reach 70% Renewables

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, T.D. today (Monday the 2nd of December) announced details of the first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction which has received Government approval. The Climate Action Plan, published in June of

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Birmingham ‘innovation hub’ boosts global clean energy prospects

British and German experts from industry and academia will create a new ‘Innovation Hub’ based in Birmingham to deliver new approaches to energy and waste management that will benefit cities and communities in China and around the world. Energy experts

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Ramboll appoints Guy Milligan to lead new energy strategy and planning service

Engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll has announced the appointment of Guy Milligan as Principal Consultant within its energy division. A renewable energy specialist, Guy will be leading the development of Ramboll’s new energy strategy and planning (ESP) service, guiding

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Research shows significant dairy beef carbon reduction potential

ABP, in conjunction with the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF) and Teagasc has today announced the latest results from its dairy beef genetic research programme, demonstrating a significant shift in carbon reductions in dairy beef. The findings show the potential

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RiverRidge Wins ‘Waste Management Team of the Year’ for The Open

COLERAINE based RiverRidge has been commended at the annual Plant & Civil Engineer ‘Construction, Quarry & Recycling’ Awards for their work with the R&A at The 148th Open earlier this year at Royal Portrush. The company was presented with the

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WDC Investment Fund Supports Arigna Fuels Move Towards a Renewable Future

WDC Investment Fund to help accelerate the transition from low smoke carbon based products to renewable biomass products. Arigna Fuels emerged from the coal mining industry in the region and built the first smokeless fuel plant in Ireland in the

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SEAI’S NEW PODCAST EXPLORES THE BEHAVIOURAL AND TECH TRENDS FOR THE FUTURE OF IRELAND AS WE TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) new podcast explores the choices we’re making every day in our homes, our work and our travel as we try to reduce our energy use and tackle climate change. 180 Degrees, hosted by

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Offshore Wind – Can Ireland Join the Revolution?

The development of large-scale renewable energy generation is critical to Ireland’s competitiveness, climate credentials and international reputation as a progressive state. In the context of the deepening climate crisis, and the phased decommissioning of an ageing fleet of coal and

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