New Online Office Tool Tackles Rising Energy Bills

The Carbon Trust has launched a new, online office tool called ‘Carbon Trust Empower. By engaging employees in cutting energy use, paper waste and travel, Carbon Trust Empower has the potential to save a typical small business over 15% of their energy bill or more than £6,000 (Eur7,260) per year – equivalent to powering 3.5 … Read more

RDS Energy Lecture Series – Energy Efficiency in the Home – May 5, 2011

The next lecture in the RDS Energy Lecture Series is ‘Energy Efficiency in the Home’. Speakers will include Josephine Maguire, Programme Manager – Retrofit, SEAI, and Joe Durkan, Programme Manager – Smart Metering and Smart Grid, SEAI. The National Retrofit Programme will play a major role in achieving our national and European energy saving targets. … Read more

High Powered Light Saving Energy Device Wins Inaugural Sustainable Energy Innovation Award

Energy entrepreneurs based at NovaUCD, the Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre at UCD, have won the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s inaugural Innovation Award. The winning product, the HIDLightSaver, is the result of research by Belfield Technologies into the costs associated with lighting and High Intensity Discharge (HID) lamps found in street lighting, floodlit arenas, … Read more

Toyota Ireland to Fund Young Environmentalists

Toyota Ireland will fund some of Ireland’s up and coming young environmentalists through the awarding of €10,000 in seed grants to ECO-UNESCO’s clubs across Ireland. ECO-UNESCO is Ireland’s environmental education and youth organisation and its clubs provide an outlet for young people to come together and help the environment and their local communities in a … Read more

Energys Launches New Range of Retrofit Energy Saving Boiler Solutions

Specialist in low-carbon retrofit technologies, Energys Group is launching a new portfolio of boiler and heating solutions to make plant rooms more efficient and provide customers with energy savings of 15–30%. Front and centre of the new ‘Energy Saving Boiler Solutions’ range from Energys is the Dynamic Boiler Management Unit (DBMU), an ‘intelligent’ boiler control … Read more

Emerson Network Power’s Chloride Trinergy UPS Endorsed By SEAI

Emerson Network Power has announced that its Chloride Trinergy UPS has been added to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s Triple E product list. The list is a register of products that, under the Accelerated Capital Allowance (ACA) scheme, allows businesses to write off the whole cost of equipment against taxable profits in the year … Read more

€57 Million Call For Intelligent Energy Projects

The European Commission has launched the 2011 call for project proposals under the Intelligent Energy – Europe (IEE) funding programme. €57 million are available to co-fund projects that facilitate the widespread use of renewable energy and help realise Europe’s energy saving potential. The projects funded under the Intelligent Energy – Europe programme are designed to … Read more

New Technology to Cut Refrigeration Costs

Dublin-based energy saving company One Call Maintenance has launched a new refrigeration technology on the Irish market that it claims will slash both energy costs and greenhouse emissions by impressive amounts. Invented by UK engineers, the eCube is little bigger than an MP3 player and is simple and economical to fit. The eCube cuts the … Read more