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SEAI HONOUR LEADERS IN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AND CLIMATE ACTION AT ONLINE AWARDS CEREMONY

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today announced the winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards during an online awards ceremony which saw pharmaceutical company, Astellas Ireland take home the top prize for Energy Team of the Year. Astellas

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Solar power will be ‘new king’ of energy markets, agency claims

The growth of solar and wind power — both burgeoning industries in Ireland — could be “spectacular”, with the former becoming the “new king” of global electricity. That was one of the conclusions from the International Energy Agency (IEA) in

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Wisetek celebrates sustainability on International E-Waste Day

Wisetek, a global leader in advanced IT asset disposal, data destruction, technology reuse and manufacturing services, is calling on Irish companies to adhere to proper ethical E-Waste collection and destruction principles. This appeal comes in advance of International E-Waste Day

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Eirgrid’s real-time trials to test network for renewable tech

Eirgrid, the semi-State company that operates the country’s electricity network, is to start real-time trials that will assess how new and existing energy technology and be effectively integrated into the grid. The government has set a plan that 70pc of

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Microsoft and SSE Airtricity team up on solar panels for Irish schools

  Microsoft has teamed up with energy company SSE Airtricity to install internet-connected solar panels on 27 schools across Ireland. The project will enable primary and secondary schools to power classrooms using solar energy, reducing their carbon footprint and costs. The project, which includes

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GridBeyond Releases Free Tool to Calculate Value of Energy Flexibility in I&C

GridBeyond, the leader in intelligent energy technology, have released a free online tool – the Energy Opportunity Calculator. The tool is designed to enable industrial and commercial businesses to learn how much money they could earn and save through demand

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SEAI awards €28m through Community Energy Grant Scheme

This investment will deliver sustainable energy upgrades to 39 community projects across Ireland. Yesterday (22 September), Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Eamon Ryan, TD, announced the 39 projects that are set to receive grant funding of €28m under

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EU Commission proposes a 55 per cent emissions reduction by 2030

The European Commission has proposed increasing its greenhouse gas emissions reduction target to “at least” 55 per cent by 2030. The announcement was made by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen today as part of her State of the Union

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Viridian Solar Launches Tree Planting Initiative

Viridian Solar today announces its ‘Fusion Forest’ programme, an initiative aimed at reducing carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere while restoring natural forest ecosystems. For every Clearline fusion solar PV panel purchased by a customer after the start date of July

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Irish Micromobility Start-Up Appoints US e-Scooter Executive to Management Team as Company Accelerates to Launch in UK Market

Zipp Mobility, the Irish micromobility start-up, today announced the appointment of Peter McGannon-Gomez, a senior US e-scooter executive, as the company’s Chief Operations Officer (COO). The appointment was announced as the NovaUCD-headquartered company accelerates plans to operate multiple shared e-scooter

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