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Galway Wind Park launches €70,000 COVID-19 Response Fund

SSE Renewables and Greencoat Renewables, joint owners of Galway Wind Park, have today launched a €70,000 COVID-19 response fund to support local communities around the wind farm in Connemara, Co. Galway. The funding, which is being made immediately available, will

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Bord Gáis Energy Index Falls

The Bord Gáis Energy Index has fallen 37% in March due to an unprecedented drop of 55% in oil prices as Covid-19 spread to every corner of the globe decimating growth and energy demand. The gas market, already awash with

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emovis Podcast Reveals Importance of Environmental Sustainability

According to a survey from emovis, a mobility solutions provider, it was found that members of the public view environmental sustainability as an important factor in relation to their transport options. As part of the emovis podcast series, ‘Going Places’,

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Benign impact of Covid-19 on air quality and carbon emissions

The world is in a dark place, gripped by a pandemic that could rage for months and take countless lives. But it has led to an astonishing fall in air pollution in the most heavily populated parts of the planet.

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Specialist acquisition strengthens ASCO’s NORM Services

ASCO, the global integrated materials and logistics management company, has acquired full ownership of NORM Solutions Ltd, a leading provider of specialist cleaning, treatment and disposal services for oilfield equipment contaminated with Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM). The acquisition reflects

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Sunamp and Ripple Energy sign MoU to provide zero carbon heat and hot water

World leading thermal storage company Sunamp and pioneering clean energy ownership platform Ripple Energy have a signed a memorandum of understanding to provide Ripple customers with zero carbon heating and hot water solutions.   Ripple Energy enables people to part-own

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DLR’s Energy Management System reaches International Standards

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council have been awarded ISO 50001 from Certification Europe for their Energy Management System for the energy use under the control of dlr. ISO 50001 is an internationally recognised certified energy management system for organisations. An Cathaoirleach,

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Bord Gáis Energy Index Falls 15% In February

The Bord Gáis Energy Index fell 15% during February as the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak spread beyond China, threatening global energy demand and growth. Oil prices fell 12% on concerns that the increasing threat from the virus could dampen global demand.

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Irish Solar Energy Association welcomes publication of RESS Terms and Conditions

The Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) welcomes the publication of the final terms and conditions for the first auction of the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS). The first auction (RESS-1) is scheduled to take place in July this year in

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Veolia help Group Water Scheme launch solar energy project

Polecat Springs Group Water Scheme (GWS), working with Veolia, has become the first Group Water Scheme to use renewable energy to directly power its water treatment plant. Located near Elphin, County Roscommon, the site will be able to reduce energy

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