Environmental

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 ...
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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 ...
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New double-sided solar panels installed on Kilkenny dairy farm

The first bifacial module (double-sided solar panel) test site in the Republic of Ireland has been unveiled in Co. Kilkenny ...
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Ingka Group to increase its sustainability investments by €600M over coming 12 months

Ingka Group will accelerate its investments to further enable the transition to reach the IKEA overall commitment to become climate positive ...
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Europe’s First Contactless Bottle Filling Stations rolled out in Fingal area

Europe’s first contactless bottle filling stations are being rolled out in the Fingal area by a local company Ecofil for ...
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NTR completes €370m refinancing of wind portfolio

Irish renewable energy company NTR has completed a €370m portfolio refinancing of a 220 mega watt (MW) onshore wind portfolio ...
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Amazon invests in new Co Galway wind farm

Internet retail and web services giant Amazon has announced it is investing in a new 115-megawatt (MW) wind farm project ...
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Dogger Bank Wind Farm signs contract for largest ever inter-array cable order with DEME Offshore

Dogger Bank Wind Farm has signed the contract with DEME Offshore for the largest ever inter-array cable order which, subject ...
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Ireland ‘on track’ to meet 2020 wind energy target

New figures show that Ireland is on track to meet its 2020 renewable energy target following a “strong” few months ...
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Lenalea gets green light in Ireland’s first RESS auction

SSE Renewables is delighted to announce its proposed 30.5MW Lenalea onshore wind project in Co. Donegal, a 50/50 joint venture ...
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Green energy auction a ‘big step’

Nineteen new wind farms around the country have provisionally secured contracts under the State's new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme. The ...
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Veolia highlights significant carbon reductions by using energy recovery facilities to treat clinical waste

Veolia, the UK’s leading resource management company, is highlighting how significant emissions reductions can be achieved by using energy recovery ...
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The Irish Bioenergy opportunity is immense – New IrBEA President Paddy Phelan

This week the new President and Vice President of the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) were elected by the Management Executive ...
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SolarShare launches Virtual Power Plant business to create 1200 jobs post-Covid-19

Dublin, Ireland, April 21, 2020 – The latest SEAI report finds Ireland is not on track to meet any of ...
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Galway Wind Park launches €70,000 COVID-19 Response Fund

SSE Renewables and Greencoat Renewables, joint owners of Galway Wind Park, have today launched a €70,000 COVID-19 response fund to ...
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