Environmental

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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Electric Vehicles Enter Phase of Fastest Growth, Finds IDTechEx Research

Like most other new products, electric vehicles sell in an S curve of a slow start with over supply. Then ...
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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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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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BHSL agrees €1.5m French deal for its waste-to-energy technology

Irish waste-to-energy business BHSL has agreed a new €1.5m deal to sell its technology in France. BHSL is to sell ...
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Neste introduces sustainable Zero Vacation as part of its Zero Island project in Sweden

Neste, a global leader in renewable diesel and renewable jet fuel made from waste and residues and one of the ...
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Green Awards 2019

Attended by the Minister of Communications, Climate Action & Environment, Richard Bruton TD, the 2019 Green Awards ceremony took place ...
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European Commission earmarks West Cork island for clean energy strategy

A West Cork island which was a global leader in clean energy over 30 years ago was today selected for ...
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phs and Fellowes launch competition for free air purifiers in nurseries

Urban nurseries are being sought by hygiene experts phs Group in a competition to win air purifiers to help its ...
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Lidl Ireland commits to 100% Sustainably Sourced Fish by end of 2019

Lidl Ireland has committed to providing 100% sustainably sourced fish through its growing network of 159 stores across Ireland by ...
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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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Irish forestry to invest €250m in major expansion

The State’s forestry industry is likely to invest around €250 million in coming years as it prepares for a period ...
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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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