The Time is Now! -ECO UNESCO are issuing their final call for students to take action and apply to the 2023 Young Environmentalist Awards –

The final call for submissions to the ECO-UNESCO 2023 Young Environmentalist Awards (YEAs) is Tuesday, 28th February 2023. The Young Environmentalist Awards are a nationwide programme that recognises and rewards young people aged 10-18 who have taken environmental action in their school or community by generating creative solutions to solve environmental issues. Encouraging young people … Read more

Sodexo reports carbon emissions cut by a third

Sodexo UK & Ireland has today announced that it has seen a 33% reduction in its scope 1, 2 and 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions since its baseline year of 2017, equating to over 300,000 tCO2e. The reduction in GHG emissions has been achieved by implementing a continuous improvement strategy including the designing and introduction … Read more

Significant energy upgrades to designated older persons accommodation in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

Eighty-two designated older persons homes in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s housing stock have received significant energy upgrades under the Energy Efficiency Retrofitting Programme for social housing. Speaking at an event in Beaufort to mark the completion of the 2022 programme of works, Councillor Mary Hanafin, Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, said: “I am pleased … Read more

IRISH BASED POWER CAPITAL RENEWABLE ENERGY (PCRE) CLOSE MULTIMILLION EURO DEAL TO COMMENCE THE BUILD OF OVER 1.2 GW OF SOLAR ASSETS IN IRELAND 

€240,000,000 financing has been secured by Irish solar developer Power Capital Renewable Energy from an Eiffel Investment Group led set of investors to construct over 1.2 GW of solar assets in Ireland and expand internationally. Dublin and Paris, 16th of January 2023: Power Capital Renewable Energy, Ireland’s leading solar Independent Power Producer (IPP), today announced the closing … Read more

BUREAU VERITAS ANNOUNCES PRESIGIOUS CONTRACT WITH SSE RENEWABLES FOR OFFSHORE WIND PARK CERTIFICATION

16th January 2023: Renewable Energy specialists Bureau Veritas is pleased to announce its partnership with SSE Renewables to its growing Renewable Energy division client portfolio. Following a competitive tender process, the team at Bureau Veritas has been awarded the Project Certification of Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase 2, off the East coast of Ireland at … Read more

Energy efficiency ‘war effort’ needed to cut bills and emissions, say MPs

A national “war effort” on energy efficiency is required to cut energy bills, reduce climate-heating emissions and ensure energy security, according to a cross-party committee of MPs. Boosting efficiency in homes and businesses is the fastest way to cut energy use but the government missed a “crucial window of opportunity” last summer, the report from … Read more

SolarEdge to Acquire Hark Systems, a European-Based Energy Analytics and IoT Company

LEEDS, United Kingdom and MILPITAS, California – January 3, 2023 – SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in smart energy technology, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Hark Systems Ltd. (“Hark”). Founded in 2016 and based in Leeds, UK. Hark offers … Read more

Veolia exceeds target savings for first CEF energy contract in Ireland

Results from first full year of operation of the energy efficiency measures yield an additional €44k of savings Global resource management company Veolia has exceeded the target savings for Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae University Hospital following the first year of operations. The results, including an additional €44k of savings,  were achieved after the extensive energy efficiency … Read more

Cheshire: Plans for solar farm on former landfill site a step closer

Applicant Biffa Waste Services is seeking permission to generate electricity through solar energy at the former Risley landfill site. The now-restored site, off Silver Lane close to the M62, covers an area of approximately 82hectares, with the proposed solar farm covering 9.6hectares. It is proposed that panels would produce up to around 5megawatts of electricity … Read more