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CLIMATE ACTION MINISTER LAUNCHES INTERNATIONAL ENERGY RESEARCH CENTRE CONFERENCE

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton TD today launched the International Energy Research Centre Conference (IERC) Annual Conference which will take place in Fota Island on 10 and 11 April 2019.  The IERC Conference aims to accelerate

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€31m project secured for floating wind project in North West Europe

A €31 million project has been approved for an ambitious four-year floating offshore wind project. Subject to consenting, it is planned  that a full-scale floating wind turbine be deployed for testing off the west coast of Ireland at a Sustainable

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ABP to source ‘100%’ of its electricity from wind

ABP Food Group has announced a renewable energy sourcing model plan which will enable the company to power all of its sites on the island of Ireland exclusively from wind energy. The company has entered into an arrangement with UK-based entity

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Ireland second highest in Europe for wind energy

Almost one-third of Ireland’s energy needs now comes from wind, the second highest in Europe, as new figures confirm that 2018 was a record-breaking year for wind energy production. More than 400 delegates at the spring conference of the Irish

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Neste introduces sustainable Zero Vacation as part of its Zero Island project in Sweden

Neste, a global leader in renewable diesel and renewable jet fuel made from waste and residues and one of the world’s most sustainable companies is introducing sustainable Zero Vacation. The Zero Vacation is a part of Neste’s Zero Island project

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HOMEOWNERS LOSING OUT IF THEY DON’T TAKE ACTION ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY – SEAI

Grants of up to 50% of the cost available for home energy improvements Homeowners typically recoup cost of works in as little as 3-4 years Over 410,000 homes have already benefited SEAI says 300,000 existing homes could already be heat

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10% of Ireland’s energy came from renewable sources but it is not nearly enough, according to SEAI

More than 10% of Ireland’s total energy came from renewable sources in 2017, according to a report by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland. 2017 was a record year for renewables on the Irish electricity grid, despite that, Ireland will

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Its time to engineer change and address the gender gap in Ireland

8th of March 2019 was International Women’s Day (IWD) and Celtic Anglian Water Process Engineer Clionadh Williams is calling on Irish companies to play their part in encouraging more women to enter a career in engineering. This theme of this

Posted in Featured News, News, Water Services

Green Awards 2019

Attended by the Minister of Communications, Climate Action & Environment, Richard Bruton TD, the 2019 Green Awards ceremony took place on Tuesday, February 26, at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin. Launched in 2008, the Green Awards has established itself

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European Commission earmarks West Cork island for clean energy strategy

A West Cork island which was a global leader in clean energy over 30 years ago was today selected for a European Commission-backed energy transition initiative to make offshore communities more self-reliant. Cape Clear, already planning to introduce electric buses

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