NUI Galway’s Energy Management System to be Certified to ISO 50001

NUI Galway has announced its Energy Management System (EnMS) will be certified to International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 50001. The certification, which will be completed in September 2012, will cover the University campus in Galway, including more than 110,000 sq m of facilities, including teaching, leisure and sports, conference, laboratory and cutting-edge research facilities. Energy … Read more

British Universities Could Save up to £13.8 Million a Year with New Energy Standard

It is estimated that the United Kingdom’s 115 universities could save up to £13.8 million a year if they adopted a new energy management standard from BSI (British Standards Institution). With the fluctuating price of energy one of the biggest costs for universities, a number of them have approached BSI about a new international standard … Read more

ITW Chooses Electric Ireland For New Green Energy Contract

ITW Hi-Cone has chosen Electric Ireland, part of ESB, to supply ‘green energy’ generated from 100% renewable sources to its Cork-based manufacturing facility. The 12-month contract, which will see Electric Ireland deliver 3GWh of energy to Hi-Cone’s site, is valued at approximately €400,000. The company also plans to utilise Electric Ireland’s Energytracked Energy Monitoring and … Read more

Cylon to Invest €11 Million in New Energy Management Division

Cylon Group, the international leader in the development of building energy management systems and services, is to invest over €11 million in its new energy management division, Cylon Active Energy, and create up to 50 new positions over the next four years. Established in 1985, Cylon is an Irish company with headquarters in Clonshaugh County … Read more

Businesses in Ireland Excelling in Energy Management Avoid €150 Million in Energy Costs

Irish-based businesses engaged in advanced energy management are avoiding €150 million in energy costs and are setting world class standards, according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). Since its launch in June 2011, over 190 organisations have become certified to the new International Energy Management Standard ISO 50001 and Ireland has approximately one … Read more

UK Sustainable Business Spending Will Grow Twenty Times Faster Than UK GDP

Spending by large UK firms on energy, environment and sustainability initiatives will grow at an average of 16% a year between 2012 and 2015, according to a new market forecast from independent analyst firm Verdantix. The growth in sustainable business spending in 2012 will be 12% which is twenty times faster than the forecasted growth … Read more

Cylon Active Energy Announces First US Contract Win

Cylon Active Energy, the new energy management division of Cylon Group, has announced its first contract win in the US, following a successful trade mission with Enterprise Ireland. The contract with the Raleigh Convention Centre in North Carolina will see Cylon apply its cloud based real-time energy management technology to centrally monitor and analyse the … Read more

Tyndall is Top of the World in Energy Management

Tyndall National Institute at UCC has recently received certification under the ISO 50001 (Energy Management System) standard, and is one of the first research institutes of its kind in the world to receive this award. ISO 50001 is an international standard for energy management which assists organisations in their drive for energy efficiency, reduced consumption, … Read more

UCC is Fourth in the World in Green Metric Rankings

University College Cork (UCC) is truly Ireland’s green university, a fact testified by being declared in fourth position in the UI World Green Metric University Rankings. UCC beat off stiff opposition from 178 universities worldwide, renowned for their environmental credentials, to attain this outstanding achievement. The award was based on information submitted by universities around … Read more

Cylon Active Energy Wins Top Energy Innovation Award

Cylon Active Energy, the new energy management division of Cylon Group, one of Ireland’s leading providers of energy management services, has been presented with the Sustainable Energy Innovation Award at the recent Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland 2011 Annual Awards. The Sustainable Energy Awards honour individuals and organisations that demonstrate excellence in the management and … Read more