Ireland and Washington Explore Business Collaborations in Clean-tech Sector

A delegation fromWashington State’s Department of Commerce recently visited the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) as part of a trade mission to Ireland and Englandto develop business linkages. The visit presents an exciting opportunity for Irish clean-tech companies to make meaningful collaborations with international markets, including the US and Far East which can be … Read more

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Appoints New Chief Executive

Dr Brian Motherway has been appointed as chief executive of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). Dr Motherway holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Chemical Engineering and a PhD in Sociology. He first joined SEAI in 2006 and in his most recent role as chief operations officer had overall responsibility for SEAI operations, performance … Read more

One Good Idea from ‘Generation Green’ Wins SEAI National Competition

Students from Presentation Secondary School, Thurles are the overall winners of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s search for ‘One Good Idea’ with their ‘Generation Green’ entry encouraging the use of cleaner, greener energy. The students showcased their work among twenty competing schools chosen from around the country to exhibit at the prestigious national final … Read more

Businesses in Ireland Excelling in Energy Management Avoid €150 Million in Energy Costs

Irish-based businesses engaged in advanced energy management are avoiding €150 million in energy costs and are setting world class standards, according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). Since its launch in June 2011, over 190 organisations have become certified to the new International Energy Management Standard ISO 50001 and Ireland has approximately one … Read more

Sustainable Energy Sector to Treble by 2020

Green Energy Analysis by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) of the economic and enterprise benefits of the sustainable energy sector, states that over 20,000 jobs can be created within the sector over the next eight years to 2020. Currently 10,000 jobs are supported in the sector which has the potential to treble by … Read more

Green Enterprise Guide Launched

The Government has launched ‘Developing a Green Enterprise’, a concise guide for businesses in Ireland to the supports (including State-funded programmes) offered by the various State agencies with responsibility for environment, enterprise development and energy. The Green Enterprise Guide has been developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), … Read more

Building Energy Ratings Now Issued to Over 200,000 Irish Homes

Building Energy Ratings (BER) have now been issued to over 200,000 Irish homes, according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). A total of 201,854 homes have been rated by BER assessors across the country, marking an increase of 100,000 since February 2010. Introduced in 2007 as part of the European Directive to improve … Read more

RDS Energy Lecture Series – Energy Efficiency in the Home – May 5, 2011

The next lecture in the RDS Energy Lecture Series is ‘Energy Efficiency in the Home’. Speakers will include Josephine Maguire, Programme Manager – Retrofit, SEAI, and Joe Durkan, Programme Manager – Smart Metering and Smart Grid, SEAI. The National Retrofit Programme will play a major role in achieving our national and European energy saving targets. … Read more

SEAI is First in Ireland to be SWiFT 3000 Certified

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has become the first organisation in Ireland, to be certified to the SWiFT 3000: Code of Practice for Corporate Governance Assessment in Ireland. SWiFT 3000’s primary objective is to provide organisations of all sizes and types with a standard framework of assessment of compliance with relevant corporate governance codes. … Read more

Improving Energy Efficiency a Priority For Irish Companies

Over half of all Irish companies have taken action to improve their energy efficiency in the last three years and only one third of these actions have involved a capital spend, according to a new survey from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). Details of the survey reveal that reducing energy costs is a … Read more