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Skillnet Ireland welcomes significant budget increase of 29% to support workforce skills development

Skillnet Ireland welcomes significant budget increase of 29% to support workforce skills development Clear recognition of Skillnet Ireland and the value of skills development of the Irish workforce 29% in additional funding will help Irish companies prepare for competitive challenges

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Ardmac receives certification for new ISO 45001: 2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management Standard

Ardmac has received certification for compliance with the new ISO 45001: 2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management standard, becoming one of the first companies in Europe to achieve this standard. The ISO 45001: 2018 is an international standard that specifies

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Connected Energy, an innovator in site-integrated energy storage solutions, today announced it had secured £3 million investment from Macquarie Group and ENGIE.

The investment provides Connected Energy with working capital to realise ambitious growth plans in the UK and Europe. Connected Energy has developed the world’s only commercially available stationary energy storage system that uses electric vehicle battery packs after they have

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Dell turns e-waste into new treasures with industry-first gold recycling programme

Dell launches industry-first pilot to use recycled gold from used electronics in new computer motherboards, which will ship in the award-winning Latitude 5285 2-in-1s Dell announces industry first pilot to reuse gold from e-waste in millions of new motherboards including

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VERDE LED is first Irish lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation

Leading Irish manufacturer of commercial energy saving LED lighting solutions, VERDE LED has become the first, and only, Irish Lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation from the UK. The Carbon Trust Accredited Supplier scheme is the UK’s market-leading scheme

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€1bn Renewable heat scheme approved

A new €1 billion renewable heat incentive scheme is being introduced for Irish-based businesses that generate commercially usable heat from non-fossil fuels. The long-awaited national “Support Scheme for Renewable Heat” will allow firms who generate heat from renewable to receive

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EU climate negotiations a key test of Ireland’s ambition on climate change

Tomorrow (Tuesday 21st November) marks a key stage in EU climate change negotiations when representatives from the Council and Parliament again meet to discuss a new EU climate law concerning emissions reductions to be made by Member States between 2021 and 2030. As recently as

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Energia and LinkedIn Announce Dual Fuel Deal On EU Energy Day

Leading “green” energy provider Energia has signed a major new dual fuel deal with LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, to supply the company’s new EMEA HQ at Wilton Place in Dublin with over 6 gigawatt hours (GWh) of “green”

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RiverRidge Achieves Gold at Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey

LEADING waste management specialist RiverRidge achieves Gold in the highly renowned Business in the Community’s Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey, a key driver for corporate environmental management and improvement. The survey assesses the extent to which environmental business practices have

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Energia powering ahead

Energia is the fastest growing energy supplier for the second year running, according to new figures released by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU). The CRU report looks at the number of households switching supplier in Ireland’s home energy

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