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Heat Pumps Will Boost Confidence and Drive Growth

The Heat Pump Association warmly welcomes the launch of the UK’s Heat and Buildings Strategy today in the hope that it will encourage exceptional market growth over the next few years.  The Heat and Buildings Strategy published today (Tuesday 19th

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SSE Renewables powers change with €1.1 million donation to community groups

SSE Renewables, Ireland’s leading developer, owner, and operator of renewable energy, has donated €1.1m to 412 projects through its annual Community Fund across Ireland in 2020/2021. Details of the total €1.1m donation SSE Renewables has made to Irish communities in

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ESB and dCarbonX launch Kinsale Head Hydrogen Storage project

ESB and dCarbonX have today launched ‘Green Hydrogen @ Kinsale,’ an integrated project to develop large-scale storage for green hydrogen off the coast of County Cork.This project – pending licence and planning approvals – could have the potential to store

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Testing underway on unique hydrogen distribution grid

A first of its kind gas distribution test grid (MicroGrid) is being used to understand any changes to operational procedures needed for the gas network to transport up to 100% hydrogen in the future.   The MicroGrid has been purpose-built by

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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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SSE Renewables and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announce MoU to bring green hydrogen to Ireland and the UK

SSE Renewables and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the opportunity to produce and deliver green hydrogen through electrolysis using energy from two onshore windfarms in Ireland and Scotland.   The partnership aims

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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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Veolia to manage waste services for NHS Test and Trace laboratory in Royal Leamington Spa

Global resource management company, Veolia, have been awarded a contract to provide healthcare waste management services for NHS Test and Trace’s new Rosalind Franklin Laboratory, a new state of the art, very high-throughput COVID-19 laboratory in Royal Leamington Spa, under

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Ten million renewable jobs are waiting to be unlocked

More than 13,000 renewable projects are set to create up to 10 million jobs worldwide and provide $2 trillion (£1.43tn) in investment opportunities. That is the key finding from new research by Ernst & Young (EY), commissioned by the European

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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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