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Lidl Ireland Introduces Ireland’s First 100% Compostable Bag of its Kind for Potatoes with Meade Potato Company

Lidl Ireland, together with supplier Meade Potato Company, has announced the introduction of their 100% compostable form fill potato bag. This bag, which is the first of its kind in the potato category in Ireland, harnesses existing efficient packing machines

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IrBEA are delighted to announce Bord na Móna as premium sponsor of Bioenergy conference

The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) is pleased to announce Bord na Móna (BNM) as the premium sponsor for their upcoming National Bioenergy Conference which will take place in Croke Park on February 26th next. The conference titled “Bioenergy – Inspiring

Posted in Energy, Environmental, Featured News, News, Waste Management

BrightWind Secures €162,000 in SEAI Funding to Develop a New Wind and Solar Data Management Platform

BrightWind (www.brightwindanalysis.com) has secured €162,000 in funding from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to support the company in building a new wind and solar resource data management platform. The platform will be used by researchers to enable them

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POWERING POSITIVE CHANGE: FALLS HOTEL & SPA IN COUNTY CLARE BECOMES ONE OF IRELAND’S FIRST HOTELS TO BE RUN ON HYDROELECTRICITY

The Falls Hotel & Spa in Ennistymon, Co. Clare have set themselves apart from the crowd within the highly competitive Irish hospitality sector, by announcing their status as the first and only hotel in the country to generate power from its

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Pinergy Drive Races Ahead with ‘Free Fridays’ in 2020

Pinergy, the smart energy provider, is kickstarting the new year with a brand new promotion for electric vehicle users, as part of their Pinergy Drive solutions. This unique promotion, ‘Free Fridays’, gives Pinergy Drive residential customers the opportunity to enjoy

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Abbey Hehir, Rebecca Murphy and Ryely Cantrell from Co. Clare Announced as Winners of the ABP Farm Safety category at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2020

Students Abbey Hehir, Rebecca Murphy and Ryely Cantrell from Co. Clare were the overall winners of the ABP Farm Safety Award at the 2020 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) with their innovative project, the Slurry Pit Saver. The

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UPS AND TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN ANNOUNCE FIVE-YEAR SUSTAINABILITY PARTNERSHIP

UPS (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in logistics, and the University of Dublin’s Trinity College Dublin today announced a five-year partnership to drive sustainable solutions for Dublin. “UPS is committed to addressing the environmental challenges facing the logistics sector by

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Ireland’s first Electric Bus takes to the road, commissioned by Tifco Hotel group

Ireland’s first fully-electric bus went into operation today, representing another milestone in the country’s transition to a low-carbon future. The Volvo bus – commissioned by Tifco Hotel Group – will operate an 8km round trip between the Crowne Plaza and

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NTR Fund Acquires 19.2MW Ballycumber Windfarm Increasing Its Portfolio To 515MW

NTR  has added a further 19.2 MW to its renewable energy platform through the acquisition of Ballycumber windfarm, located in Co. Wicklow, Ireland. The project was acquired by the NTR Renewable Energy Income Fund II, a wind, solar and energy

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Fota Island Resort is buzzing — with pro-pollinator plans and sustainability ideas

One third of Irish bee species are threatened with extinction because the amount of food and safe nesting sites in our landscapes have been drastically reduced. Fota Island Resort is committed to introducing and implementing initiatives that can help create

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