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Minister Bruton Encourages Budding Filmmakers to Bring Their Sustainable Energy Ideas to the Big Screen

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton T.D. is today encouraging students from primary and post primary schools to enter this year’s SEAI One Good Idea competition. Students will create a one-minute film and campaign to inspire

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Gas Networks Ireland grants €120,000 to fund Natural Gas Vehicles

As part of the second round of its Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Fund, Gas Networks Ireland today announced that it has awarded six transport companies €20,000 each towards the purchase of a Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV). The Fund supports the

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Selco lights the way on energy saving

A leading builders merchant has reaffirmed its commitment to lowering its carbon footprint by continuing to invest in energy-saving LED lighting. Selco Builders Warehouse has already saved thousands of tonnes of damaging carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere by installing

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dlr publishes Climate Change Action Plan 2019 – 2024

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has published its Climate Change Action Plan 2019-2024. The Plan, approved by the Elected Members of the Council, is recognised as a key enabler of on-going public sector leadership, in implementing and influencing climate action at

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£12m funding for battery research

A University of St Andrews-led project to create a safe, cheap, long-lasting battery which could revolutionise electric travel and renewable energy storage has been given £12m from a major funding body. The Faraday Institution announced the funding today (Wednesday 4

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Dublin City Council’s Climate Change Action Plan 2019-2024

Today Dublin City Council’s Climate Change Action Plan was formally presented to Richard Bruton TD Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment by Dublin’s Lord Mayor Paul Mc Auliffe and Owen Keegan, Chief Executive with Dublin City Council. This is

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AES Launches New RCV Fleet for Kildare

AES Bord na Móna have continued the upgrade of its waste collection fleet with the addition of 13 new refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) for its Kildare operations. With an asset value of nearly €3 million, these new RCVs operate out

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Wind farm’s €100m sale brings big guns to the bidding table

Major players in the oil and gas sector, including Shell, have expressed an interest in the €100 million sale of a wind farm project jointly owned by a company linked to property developer Johnny Ronan. Sources close to the project said the

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Unique Carbon Reduction Model Successfully Trialled by Dublin City Council

As Ireland now lags most of its EU counterparts in terms of meeting our environmental commitments under the Paris Accord for Climate Change and with the potential for annual noncompliance fines in excess of 500M it has never been more

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Bristol Breaks New Ground With Innovative Low Carbon Development

Bristol’s commitment to achieving its carbon neutral pledge by 2030 is being realised with the aid of a sustainable housing development, featuring innovative low-carbon heating. Bristol City Council’s 133 homes at Ashton Rise are being built using the high efficiency

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