SSE Airtricity announced as official Energy Partner to the Dublin Climate Summit as the Business Marks 25 Years Since its Founding

9th May 2022: SSE Airtricity has been announced as the official Energy Partner to the Dublin Climate Summit, which takes place this Thursday, 12th of May, at UCD’s O’Reilly Hall. The Dublin Climate Summit is leading-edge sustainability and climate-focused conference where investment, finance and policymaker leaders will meet to deliver net zero goals in business. … Read more

GridBeyond launches operations in Australia

GridBeyond, the world’s leading technology player for managing distributed and flexible energy resources is expanding its geographic reach to provide services to Australia. After launching in the USA in 2020 and Japan in 2021, GridBeyond is continuing its global expansion plans in Australia. GridBeyond will provide AI-powered demand response, virtual power plant (VPP) services and … Read more

Cork City Council gains international certification for its commitment

Cork City Council has achieved international certification for its commitment to energy efficiency within the organisation and therefore to reducing its carbon footprint. The international ISO 50001 standard outlines international best practice in energy management within an organisation. Cork City Council’s certification was achieved after an extensive audit of the organisation’s energy management system. The … Read more

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 and Stephen Holleran, has a core expertise in wind resource assessment, and is headquartered at … Read more

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 strategic investment decisions are made now.  The findings are included in a new report, published … Read more

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 decade, the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and … Read more

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 excellence in sustainable energy in business, community, research, buildings, renewables and public sector. The Climate … Read more

Atkins working with Environment Agency to restore UK rivers and wetlands, and support natural flood management

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been appointed to the Environment Agency’s third Ecological Services Framework, also known as EcoSF3. On EcoSF3, Atkins will support the delivery of river restoration; wetland management and restoration; natural flood management; geomorphological services; and ensure fish passage improvements across England. Atkins’ role on the framework centres around … Read more