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Mitie launches new service helping businesses reach Zero Carbon for Zero Cost

Mitie has launched a new ‘Zero Carbon for Zero Cost’ energy service to help support companies with a green, clean, return to business Service focuses on demonstrating cost savings of sustainable solutions and making operations as energy efficient as possible

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Major milestone in sight for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project

An important offshore milestone is in sight for the 857MW Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm project as the final Siemens Energy Offshore Transformer Modules® (OTM) –  the offshore substation platforms –  set sail ahead of installation 32 kilometres off the

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BrightWind Doubles Workforce to Meet Growing Demand for Renewable Energy Consultancy Services

Dublin, Ireland, 3 June 2020, BrightWind today announced that it has doubled its workforce and taken on five (5) new team members to meet the increase in demand for its renewable energy consultancy services. BrightWind, founded in 2015 by Shane Martin

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Renewables Increasingly Beat Even Cheapest Coal Competitors on Cost

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2 June 2020 — Renewable power is increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published today finds. Renewable Power Generation Costs

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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 Committee of the organisation. Paddy Phelan, CEO of 3 County Energy Agency was elected the new President and  Maurice Ryan,

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But lack of suitable port means offshore wind farms may be built from ports on Britain’s west coast

Offshore wind energy could create 2,500 jobs over the next ten years and attract over €42 billion in lifetime investment. However, Ireland’s offshore wind farms will be built from bases outside the country, losing billions of this potential investment, unless

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COVID-19 Intensifies the Urgency to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide

  To meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets by 2030, countries must safeguard the gains already attained and accelerate efforts to achieve affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.   WASHINGTON, May 28, 2020 — Despite accelerated progress over the past

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Six-junction solar cell sets two world records for efficiency

Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have fabricated a solar cell with an efficiency of nearly 50%. The six-junction solar cell now holds the world record for the highest solar conversion efficiency at 47.1%, which was measured under

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Irish company launches eco-friendly reusable face masks with filters in response to COVID crisis

With €2 from every mask sale donated to the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association, “RashR” masks remove ocean plastic from our seas while helping against the transmission of COVID-19. Irish company “RashR” has joined the charge against COVID -19 transmission by

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Awards to showcase excellence in climate action

19 May 2020: The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has launched its annual SEAI Energy Awards and is calling on climate action champions to showcase their achievements. Now in their 17th year, the SEAI Energy Awards recognise and reward

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