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Irish Private-Cloud Provider Certified as Carbon Neutral

Stryve, a Carlow based private cloud and cybersecurity company, are climate action leaders in the Irish IT sector having been certified as Carbon Neutral. Working with experienced energy auditors, German based ‘Climate Partners’ Stryve completed a detailed assessment of its

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Verde Energy Group announces €20 million “Green Fund” to support the installation of “green” solutions nationwide – Making Energy Savings Simple

Verde Energy Group is pleased to announce details of a €20 million “Green Fund” they have put in place to support the installation of “green” solutions, including EV Chargers, Solar PV, and energy efficient LED lighting, as well as its

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ESB unveils its first high power electric vehicle eight bay charging hub

ESB has today unveiled its first eight bay, high power electric vehicle charging hub. Located at Junction 14, Mayfield on the M7, Monasterevin, Co Kildare, the high power charging hub is capable of providing 100km of charge in as little

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TotalEnergies and Veolia Join Forces to Develop CO2-based Microalgae Cultivation to Produce Next-generation Biofuels

TotalEnergies and Veolia have joined forces to accelerate the development of microalgae cultivation using CO2. The two partners will pool their know-how to develop a four-year research project at the La Mède biorefinery, operated by TotalEnergies, with the long-term goal

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Government failing on most basic climate actions, solar energy group claims

The Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has accused the Government of failing to deliver “ on the most basic climate actions” by delaying a key scheme supporting renewable energy projects. It also warned that the delay increased the risk of the State

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IRISH BUSINESSES REMAIN COMMITTED TO CLIMATE CHANGE DESPITE LACK OF CONFIDENCE AROUND IRELAND’S 2030 EMISSIONS TARGET

SSE Airtricity has today published findings from its Green Business Sentiment Index series. The research, carried out by Behaviour & Attitudeson behalf of SSE Airtricity, highlights and measures the progression of attitudes among businesses towards renewable energy and green recovery,

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Applegreen commercial fleet now Driving CarbonNeutral®

Applegreen has announced that its entire commercial fleet, fuelling communities across Ireland, has begun Driving CarbonNeutral®. Applegreen will offset all carbon emissions from fuel used by its own fleet of trucks, delivery vans and company cars through purchasing carbon offsetting

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Microsoft and SSE Airtricity team up on solar panels for Irish schools

  Microsoft has teamed up with energy company SSE Airtricity to install internet-connected solar panels on 27 schools across Ireland. The project will enable primary and secondary schools to power classrooms using solar energy, reducing their carbon footprint and costs. The project, which includes

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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. The announcement was made by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen today as part of her State of the Union

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Irish Micromobility Start-Up Appoints US e-Scooter Executive to Management Team as Company Accelerates to Launch in UK Market

Zipp Mobility, the Irish micromobility start-up, today announced the appointment of Peter McGannon-Gomez, a senior US e-scooter executive, as the company’s Chief Operations Officer (COO). The appointment was announced as the NovaUCD-headquartered company accelerates plans to operate multiple shared e-scooter

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