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Bord Gáis Energy Index Gains 14% In June

The Bord Gáis Energy Index increased by 14% in June with all components of the Index growing as Covid-19 restrictions start to lift and the world slowly adapts to the new normal. It was another month of recovery for the

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Mitie launches new service helping businesses reach Zero Carbon for Zero Cost

Mitie has launched a new ‘Zero Carbon for Zero Cost’ energy service to help support companies with a green, clean, return to business Service focuses on demonstrating cost savings of sustainable solutions and making operations as energy efficient as possible

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Major milestone in sight for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project

An important offshore milestone is in sight for the 857MW Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm project as the final Siemens Energy Offshore Transformer Modules® (OTM) –  the offshore substation platforms –  set sail ahead of installation 32 kilometres off the

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Yanmar Develops Hydrogen Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

Osaka, Japan (June 4, 2020) – Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd. and its subsidiary Yanmar Power Technology Co., Ltd. have announced the development of a hydrogen fuel cell system for maritime applications based on fuel cell technology for automobiles, as part

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The Irish Bioenergy opportunity is immense – New IrBEA President Paddy Phelan

This week the new President and Vice President of the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) were elected by the Management Executive Committee of the organisation. Paddy Phelan, CEO of 3 County Energy Agency was elected the new President and  Maurice Ryan,

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Six-junction solar cell sets two world records for efficiency

Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have fabricated a solar cell with an efficiency of nearly 50%. The six-junction solar cell now holds the world record for the highest solar conversion efficiency at 47.1%, which was measured under

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Irish company launches eco-friendly reusable face masks with filters in response to COVID crisis

With €2 from every mask sale donated to the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association, “RashR” masks remove ocean plastic from our seas while helping against the transmission of COVID-19. Irish company “RashR” has joined the charge against COVID -19 transmission by

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SolarShare launches Virtual Power Plant business to create 1200 jobs post-Covid-19

Dublin, Ireland, April 21, 2020 – The latest SEAI report finds Ireland is not on track to meet any of its 2020 renewable energy targets, ranking 27 out of 28 in the EU. Focus is now shifting to Ireland’s 2030

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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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