Veolia exceeds target savings for first CEF energy contract in Ireland

Results from first full year of operation of the energy efficiency measures yield an additional €44k of savings Global resource management company Veolia has exceeded the target savings for Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae University Hospital following the first year of operations. The results, including an additional €44k of savings,  were achieved after the extensive energy efficiency … Read more

Cheshire: Plans for solar farm on former landfill site a step closer

Applicant Biffa Waste Services is seeking permission to generate electricity through solar energy at the former Risley landfill site. The now-restored site, off Silver Lane close to the M62, covers an area of approximately 82hectares, with the proposed solar farm covering 9.6hectares. It is proposed that panels would produce up to around 5megawatts of electricity … Read more

Iarnród Éireann and Alstom sign contract for 90 additional battery-electric carriages, following Government funding approval

More capacity, improved accessibility, lower emissions  Following the Cabinet decision earlier this week, and final formal funding approval from the National Transport Authority, Iarnród Éireann and Alstom today signed the contract for 90 additional battery-electric carriages for the rail company’s fleet. The accelerated investment will enable Iarnród Éireann to deliver more capacity and decarbonisation benefits … Read more

SSE to invest €35m in ultra-rapid charging hubs over next four years powered by 100% green energy from SSE Airtricity

11th November 2022: SSE Airtricity has today announced plans to develop a nationwide EV charging network. The initiative will see SSE invest €35m to install 30 ultra-rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging hubs across Ireland over the next four years, all of which will be powered by 100% green electricity from SSE Airtricity. As part of … Read more

Lack of electric vehicle charging points in rural areas casts doubt on delivery of Climate Action Plan pledge

Number of publicly available EV charge points notably low in rural counties One million electric vehicles by 2030 not achievable without proper charging point infrastructure There should be at least two publicly available EV charge points for every village and town The lack of adequate electric vehicle (EV) charge point infrastructure in rural Ireland raises … Read more

Energia partners with Tipperary company Borrisoleigh Bottling Ltd to provide 100% renewable energy

29th September 2022: Energia, Ireland’s greenest energy supplier has partnered with Borrisoleigh Bottling Limited to provide the Tipperary water supplier with 100% renewable energy. This partnership is in line with Borrisoleigh Bottling’s dedication to protecting the environment, which includes a commitment to overcoming the reliance on single-use-plastic as a bottling solution. Their product range includes … Read more

Manhattan Popcorn has already achieved industry targets of 35% less emissions 8 years ahead of the 2030 deadline.

Irish government recently announced ambitious new sectoral emissions ceilings, setting Ireland on a pathway to turn the tide on climate change.  Dublin based company, Manhattan Peanuts Ltd, best known for its familiar popcorn, has already hit industry targets of 35% less emissions eight years ahead of the 2030 deadline.  Manhattan partnered with UrbanVolt to install a … Read more

Go Up recharges its purpose-driven partnership with The World’s Greenest Football Club ™ Forest Green Rovers to spearhead sustainable growth

London, United Kingdom, 9th August 2022 – Forest Green Rovers F.C. and leading digital marketing agency, Go Up, are delighted to announce their exciting green partnership will continue into the new season, the first in Club’s history to be competing in League 1. As the club’s official training kit sponsor, Go Up will benefit from … Read more