Environmental

Limerick wastewater treatment plant among first to be powered by solar energy

THE NEWCASTLE West wastewater treatment plant is now being powered by solar energy, making it one of the first in ...
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Cork-based Wisetek partners with Samsung and the Washington D.C. Department of Energy & Environment to collect e-waste at events across the US capital

Wisetek Solutions, a global leader in IT asset disposal (ITAD), re-use and manufacturing services, which is headquartered in County Cork, ...
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Cork wind farm becomes second to be bought by Amazon in Ireland

Amazon has bought a second wind farm in Ireland. It comes after the online retail firm announced in April it ...
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MaREI to lead €9m project to build floating offshore platform

MaREI, the SFI Research Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine hosted by University College Cork has been awarded €9 million ...
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Support scheme ‘roadmap’ for Irish biogas industry launched

A biogas support scheme will be required to bridge the cost gap between the current cost of production of biogas ...
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Lidl to invest 1m in Irelands largest ever installation of solar panels

4364 solar panels will be installed on the roof of the Lidl distribution facility currently under construction in Newbridge, Co ...
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SSE Renewables assessing two new offshore wind farm sites off the East Coast

SSE Renewables has announced that it has submitted Foreshore Licence applications for approval to carry out survey works to assess ...
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ECOLOGY PROJECT BOOST FOR DEVELOPMENT’S BIODIVERSITY

The Pye Homes development at Hanborough Gate, which is being built in partnership with Blenheim Estate Homes, features a series ...
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Government announces support scheme for biomass boilers and anaerobic digestion

The second phase of the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH), which will provide operational support for biomass boilers and ...
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WORLD LEADERS CONVENE TO DISCUSS THE HEALTH OF OUR OCEANS IN CORK AT OUR OCEAN WEALTH SUMMIT

More than 30 Heads of State and Ministers, UN Representatives and Ambassadors from island nations around the globe will convene ...
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Recycle Now Launch – ‘Recycling. It’s in our own hands’!

Recycle Now, is pleased to announce the Recycle Week 2019 theme. This year Recycle Week will run from 23rd to ...
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Politicians must now take climate change from the doorstep to the statute book

Immediate implementation of the Oireachtas Committee recommendations in full and on time the litmus test of Leo's response to election ...
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ORCA Lands in Ireland – WPM Green Energy unveil the first on-site aerobic food waste recycling technology in Ireland

WPM Green Energy, a sustainability services and solutions provider, yesterday launched ORCA, an on–site aerobic food waste recycling technology at ...
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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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Coillte profits more than treble on wind farm gains

State forestry company Coillte saw its pretax profit more than treble to €166 million in 2018 as the company’s sale of interests ...
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