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Irish renewable energy firm scoops prestigious award

Irish company Solar 21 is the founder and majority shareholder of the project that scooped the award for Best Renewables Project/Installation in the Humber Area at the Humber Renewables Awards in Hull last night. The award-winning entry, the Tansterne Advanced

Posted in Energy, News

Open Day in Gurteen College will Highlight Potential for Energy in Agriculture

A major open day, Energy in Agriculture 2017 will take place at Gurteen College, Ballingarry, Roscrea on Tuesday, 22nd August. This FREE event will feature talks on all aspects of energy use and generation on fa00rm, practical demonstrations and sixty

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Bioenergy Future Ireland 2018 Launched

The IrBEA National Bioenergy Conference is an event driven by the need for sustainability, growth and development within the Irish Bioenergy industry. This sector of the Irish Green Bioeconomy merits a symposium which recognises leadership and operational excellence in Irish

Posted in Energy, Environmental, News

Brexit strategy

In the second in a series from Enterprise Ireland, Richard Keegan explains how the lean methodology can help Irish SMEs brace for Brexit. It was Nobel prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman who wrote, in 1994: “Productivity

Posted in Environmental, News

Farm Sustainability Report

A new sustainability report from Teagasc demonstrates the economic, environmental and social sustainability of Irish farms. The 2015 Sustainability Report is based on data collected as part of the Teagasc 2015 National Farm Survey, and uses this information to quantify

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Waterford firm cleans up

WITH technology that facilitates pay-as-you-go waste collection, Waterford company, Kollect, is aiming to become the Uber of the waste industry. The 18-month start-up has created a booking engine to provide an on-demand service to those who don’t need yearly contracts

Posted in Environmental, News, Waste Management

Brexit to destabilise UK, EU and International efforts

Brexit could have profoundly destabilising impact on global momentum to address climate change, according to a report published today by the IIEA, Dublin. The analysis explores the political impacts for climate change, within the UK, at the EU level and

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Renewable gas has the potential to replace more than one quarter of our fossil fuel gas supply

New study by SEAI shows gas from animal manure, food waste and grass could provide 28% of Ireland’s gas needs Renewable gas could cut carbon emissions by as much as 2million tonnes a year, the equivalent of the annual energy

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Drone company chooses Shannon for R&D and manufacturing base

A-techSYN Ltd, an innovative R&D company with over four years of experience in fixed-wing Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) development, has today announced that it has signed Heads of Terms with Shannon Group plc’s International Aviation Services Centre (IASC) for a

Posted in Environmental, News

Post-Brexit laws may damage environment

The UK’s touted Great Repeal Bill after Brexit could spark a “bonfire of environmental regulations” leading to a disparity in protections on either side of the Irish Border, a conference has heard. The Bill has been talked about by UK

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