Wavebob Enters Research Collaboration With Spanish Technology Firm Abengoa

Irish ocean energy company, Wavebob, and Spanish technology company, Abengoa, have formed a new research collaboration which will see the two companies jointly working on the research, development and commercialisation of wave energy systems. The collaboration, which was secured with the support of Enterprise Ireland’s Spanish office, is to take place over a period of … Read more

World’s Largest Test Site for Wave Energy Successfully Deployed

The pioneering Wave Hub marine energy project has been safely installed on the seabed following a delicate operation to lower the 12-tonne hub into 55 metres of water, 16 kilometres off the coast of Cornwall in South West England. Wave Hub is creating the world’s largest test site for wave energy technology by building a … Read more

Head Appointed to Competence Centre For Biorefining and Bioenergy

Bart Bonsall has been appointed to head the Competence Centre for Biorefining and Bioenergy, NUI Galway, co-hosted by UL and UCD. He is one of the team of technology leaders that will run eight research centres aimed at linking industry and academics to work on market-focused innovative products. The appointment is part of the Government’s … Read more

Low-energy Boiling Technology For Brewing

SABMiller, the second largest brewer in the world and the owner of brands such as Miller Genuine Draft, Grolsch, Peroni and Pilsner Urquell, has developed innovative technology which dramatically reduces the energy input required in the boiling process within its breweries. The new technology, which will be introduced across a number of SABMiller’s operations in … 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

Cleaner Power – First UK Installation of New GE Technology

GE’s dual fuel DLN2.6+ combustion system technology, which enables a reduction in nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions by 40%, is being installed for the first time in the UK. RWE npower, a leading integrated UK energy company serving around 6.7 million customer accounts in Great Britain, recently selected GE technology to reduce emissions, improve efficiency and … Read more