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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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IRELAND’S MARINE INTERNET OF THINGS TO THE FORE AT DIGITAL OCEAN CONFERENCE 2017

Enabling a connected ocean presents enormous opportunities for the Irish marine sector.  Already an ICT hub, Ireland is fast becoming a global hub for the Blue Internet of the Things – ‘IoT for the Sea’.  The growing market opportunities Ireland

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Ireland wins Gold in European Fossil Fuel Subsidies Awards

Ireland has been awarded gold in the ‘Sneaky Special Treatment’ category of the European Fossil Fuel Subsidy Awards, held today in Brussels. Climate Action Network Europe and a coalition of NGOs staged the awards this morning, marking the culmination of

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€4.9m project to cut CO2 footprint of carbon fibre production

Researchers from across Europe, led by University of Limerick (UL), Ireland, have begun a project to produce carbon fibre from forestry by-products. Carbon fibre is a reinforcement which when added to plastic improves its mechanical properties thereby forming a composite

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NTR Refinances 29MW Wind Project with MUFG for £55 Million

NTR announces today that it has successfully completed a £55 million refinancing of existing debt facilities of the Twin Rivers windfarm, a 29MW windfarm located in Yorkshire, England, with MUFG’s core banking unit.  The project was acquired by NTR in

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Energia to help power Guinness PRO12 Final Series

Tuesday, 18th April 2017 – Leading Irish energy provider Energia has signed a new sponsorship deal with PRO12 Rugby. The deal will see Energia become a partner of the Guinness PRO12 Final Series, as the Championship readies itself for a

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Prestigious Global Gas & LNG Conference Concludes

Gastech, the industry’s largest global gas & LNG conference and exhibition, today drew to a close, having welcomed over 20,000 attendees over four days. The high-level conference was attended by 2,500 delegates from across the globe, and played stage to

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Coillte Announces €68 million Partnership Deal with Accsys Technologies and BP

Coillte announced an innovative partnership deal that will see Coillte’s MEDITE SMARTPLY division collaborate with Accsys Technologies and BP to develop the world’s first Tricoya wood chip manufacturing plant in Hull, UK. The €68 million project will transform wood technology

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Re-Gen Waste Ltd receives major Health and Safety Industry Award

Re-Gen Waste Ltd, a Newry-based waste management solutions company, is celebrating receiving an Ambassador Award at the Waste  Industry Safety and Health Forum for Northern Ireland’s (WISHNI) annual ceremony, held in the Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim. The award was presented in

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Ireland’s largest windfarm opens for business

Ireland’s largest windfarm, Energia’s 95MW windfarm at Meenadreen in south Donegal, has officially started supplying power to homes and businesses across Ireland, setting a new Irish record. The windfarm contains 38 turbines and is capable of producing enough electricity to

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