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Minister Bruton calls on Public Sector to Step Up Ambition at SEAI conference

Over 650 representatives from public bodies and government departments today attended the annual Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) public sector conference at UCD to advance their energy efficiency. This third national conference will focus on driving the public sector

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Lidl Ireland commits to 100% Sustainably Sourced Fish by end of 2019

Lidl Ireland has committed to providing 100% sustainably sourced fish through its growing network of 159 stores across Ireland by the end of 2019. 33% of global fisheries have been fished beyond sustainable limits due to over-fishing and illegal fishing.

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ESB Networks announces successful tenderer’s for first phase of national meter replacement programme

ESB Networks has announced the results of three major tenders which will pave the way for a programme upgrading electricity meters to modern smart ready technology as a key part of the drive to combat climate change. The upgrade will

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Energia powering Northern Ireland’s street lights in £12million deal

Energia has announced a supply deal for all public street lighting in Northern Ireland in an agreement with the Department for Infrastructure (DfI). The agreement, which will run for one year, will see Energia supply all public lighting in Northern

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Industry-led Apprenticeship launched to meet growing skills gap

A new apprenticeship to fill the skills gap faced by Irish equipment manufacturing firms will be launched by Joe McHugh TD Minister for Education and Skills and Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Innovation and Enterprise at Combilift, Annahagh, Monaghan

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Slurry is future of energy here, say ministers

The Government is now pushing to roll out a new national network to harness power from agricultural waste as the country comes under pressure to reduce its carbon emissions. A recent report from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland highlights

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Irish forestry to invest €250m in major expansion

The State’s forestry industry is likely to invest around €250 million in coming years as it prepares for a period of major expansion. A new trade body, Forest Industries Ireland (FII), predicted yesterday that supplies of timber will double up to 2035,

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Lidl Ireland Invests €1M In Energy-Saving Solar Panels At Eight Stores

Lidl Ireland has announced that it has invested €1 million in the installation of solar panels at eight new and reconstructed stores due to open by the end of 2019. To kick start its sustainable development plan, the German retailer

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Dublin Airport Central and DCU Brexit Institute Announce Partnership

DCU Brexit Institute and Dublin Airport Central have today announced a partnership deal which will see the airport’s new and expanding commercial quarter sponsor the Institute. Dublin Airport Central joins Arthur Cox, AIB and Grant Thornton as an official sponsor

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Biogas ‘overlooked’ compared to other renewable energies

Calls are mounting for a biogas industry to be rolled out nationwide in a bid to bolster farm incomes and reduce Ireland’s agricultural carbon footprint. Tonight (Thursday, December 13) on episode 15 of FarmLand, Sean Finan, the CEO of the Irish

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