Pilot Project to Test Viability of Electric Vans

Eircom has joined forces with Topaz and The Ecology Foundation to undertake a pilot project to test the viability of electric vans working within a commercial fleet environment. The Eur800,000 project will involve three eircom vans, which will use a combination of home charging and Topaz rapid charging facilities. Eircom has already procured the world’s … Read more

ESB ecars Accelerates Fast Charge Point Rollout

ESB ecars has unveiled its plans for the rollout of fast charge points in service stations across the country from May onwards, which should see 30 service stations in the scheme by the end of 2011. Under agreements with Topaz, Maxol Group and Lidon, a number of fast charge points will be available in service … Read more

Oil Majors Slow to Take Up Sustainable Biofuels

Big oil companies bringing biofuel to the UK market are not doing enough to ensure that it is delivering carbon savings and being produced in a sustainable manner. BP, Chevron, Murco, Total, INEOS and Morgan all missed all three sustainability performance targets set as part of the UK Government’s Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO). Murco … Read more

Practical Charitable Donation by Topaz

Topaz, Ireland’s leading fuels and convenience retailer, has agreed to provide fuel for the Simon Community’s vehicles in Dublin and Cork for the next two years. The donation is being made through the charity’s award winning ‘Food for Simon’ programme. The Simon Community provides services to people at all stages of homelessness enabling them to … Read more

Topaz Enters Aviation Fuel Sector in Ireland

Topaz, the country’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, is expanding into the aviation fuel sector, after agreeing a joint venture deal with Shell Aviation. The deal will see Topaz, the fully Irish owned and managed company, buy 50% of Shell Aviation Ireland to create a 50:50 joint venture that will sell aviation fuel in Ireland. … Read more