Emissions

Ireland goes 25 days without using coal to generate electricity

The island of Ireland has gone a record length of time without using coal-fired electricity generation on its power system, Eirgrid has confirmed. The ...
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EU approves Irish State aid for renewable heat technologies

The European Commission has approved Irish state aid for renewable heat generation from technologies including biomass and anaerobic digestion. Having assessed the ...
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All-party Oireachtas Committee delivers historic mandate for climate action

The Stop Climate Chaos Coalition has welcomed the publication of the Report of the special all-party Oireachtas Committee on Climate ...
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EasyGo.ie launches most advanced electric vehicle charger in Ireland

EasyGo.ie, Ireland’s first privately-owned electric vehicle (EV) charging network, yesterday unveiled Ireland’s most advanced, publicly-available DC charger at the Four ...
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PASSENGERS MAKE IRELAND’S FIRST JOURNEY ON A BIOGAS BUS

Bus travellers in Cork will be the first passengers to ride a ‘green bus’ in Ireland today (Monday).  With zero ...
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ESB ecars drives on with network upgrade and replacement programme

Electric Vehicle (EV) drivers will enjoy improved charging facilities, thanks to an ongoing upgrade and replacement programme currently underway by ...
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CLIMATE ACTION MINISTER LAUNCHES INTERNATIONAL ENERGY RESEARCH CENTRE CONFERENCE

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton TD today launched the International Energy Research Centre Conference (IERC) Annual ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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HERU hailed as the new hero in the fight against plastics pollution and global warming

A major weapon in the worldwide campaign against plastics pollution and global warming, HERU, has proven to be the ultimate cleaner environment warrior, a new independent ...
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Climate talks end with baby steps when we need a giant leap

Communities and campaigners now leading the transformation as "leaders" trail The COP24 climate summit came to an end this weekend, ...
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Volkswagen: Nothing but electric from 2026 onwards

VW pledges that its last internal combustion engine will be launched in 2026, as VW Ireland announces a BIK-special electric ...
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Government Announces First Successful projects under Round One of €500 million Climate Action Fund

7 major climate change projects to share €77 million government funding, leveraging a total investment of €300 million in round ...
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European Commission calls for a climate neutral Europe by 2050

Today the European Commission adopted a strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy by 2050 ...
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Gove shows renewed commitment to environment brief

Michael Gove delivered a detailed and passionate lecture tonight on the UK Government's commitment to tackling climate change. Asked about ...
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