Veolia March to the Beat as they Clean up the Streets

Veolia proudly marched in this year’s Pride in London parade, with its electric collection vehicle in vivid rainbow colours taking centre stage, alongside colleagues and allies, to support and celebrate its diverse workforce and the LGBTQ+ communities they serve. Veolia’s fully electric street cleansing fleet operating in the West End and dedicated team ensured a … Read more

Dublin Region Local Authorities to deploy 1,650 EV charge points by 2025

Today at Harbour Plaza, Dún Laoghaire, the Dublin region Local Authorities (LA’s) launched Dublin’s first Electric Vehicle (EV) Strategy which will see 1,650 charge points deployed by 2025. Ireland’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) targets 100% electric vehicle (EV) sales with approx. 1 million EVs planned to be on the road by 2030. The Dublin region … Read more

Data centres power usage up 32% in 2021 from 2020 – CSO

There has been a significant increase in the amount of electricity consumed by data centres in Ireland. According to new figures from the Central Statistics Office, there was a 32.3% increase in electricity consumed by data centres in 2021 compared to 2020. The CSO attributes this to both more data centres being added to the … Read more

Cork University Hospital awarded its third Green Flag

Cork, 27th April 2022: Cork University Hospital (CUH) has become the first hospital worldwide to be awarded its third Green Flag from An Taisce, on behalf of the International Foundation for Environmental Education in March 2022. Green Flags are awarded to campuses that have demonstrated they have implemented a seven-step programme of environmental management across … Read more

Mercedes-Benz EQXX demonstrates 620-mile range

Mercedes has put its EQXX electric concept saloon to the test in a road trip that saw it travel more than 620 miles in everyday traffic, on a single battery charge. The vehicle travelled from the Mercedes plant in Sindelfingen, Germany, across the Swiss Alps and Northern Italy, to its destination of Cassis on the … Read more

Cheaper heat pumps: Octopus changes colour to RED in Craigavon

Generator-retailer Octopus is deepening its industry-disrupting interest in heat pumps, buying Renewable Energy Devices, a specialist manufacturer in Craigavon, Northern Ireland. Despite a government target of 600,000 working units by 2028, pumps’ perceived high price and a shortage of trained fitters kept home installations as low as 35,000 in 2020. Last month though, chancellor Sunak … Read more