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Paschal Donohoe to give keynote address at European Infrastructure Conference 2024

    Paschal Donohoe to give keynote address at European Infrastructure Conference 2024

Irish Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery and Reform and President of the Eurogroup Paschal Donohoe TD will provide the keynote address at the European Infrastructure Conference 2024.

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Schneider Electric appoints Rhonda Doyle as VP of Customer Operations UK and Ireland to enhance the Digital Customer Experience

    Schneider Electric appoints Rhonda Doyle as VP of Customer Operations UK and Ireland to enhance the Digital Customer Experience

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has appointed Rhonda Doyle as the new Vice President of Customer Operations in the UK and Ireland.

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Energy industry leaders to gather in Waterford

    Energy industry leaders to gather in Waterford

The Power & Energy Conference 2024 will take place in Waterford on June 13th. This conference and exhibition brings together industry leaders and stakeholders to explore opportunities to deliver energy

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Business Groups Advocate Unified Energy Policy Across Ireland

    Business Groups Advocate Unified Energy Policy Across Ireland

In a significant move following the restoration of the Stormont Executive, Ibec, the business representative association in Ireland, has joined forces with its Northern Irish counterpart, the Confederation of British

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Hitachi Energy Bolsters Ireland-UK Power Link with Long-Term Service Agreement

    Hitachi Energy Bolsters Ireland-UK Power Link with Long-Term Service Agreement

Global technology leader Hitachi Energy has embarked on an eight-year service agreement, signalling a significant leap in enhancing the electricity grid connection between Ireland and the United Kingdom. Focused on

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GP Joule Unveils Bold €200 Million Solar Project in County Meath

    GP Joule Unveils Bold €200 Million Solar Project in County Meath

In a strategic move, GP Joule, the German energy giant operating through its Irish arm, has laid out plans for a cutting-edge 190MW solar energy farm in County Meath, Ireland.

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Ireland reduces building emissions by a quarter in past decade but is still set to miss ambitious net zero targets

    Ireland reduces building emissions by a quarter in past decade but is still set to miss ambitious net zero targets

Reductions in carbon emissions from buildings are stalling in several G20 countries in Europe (UK, France, and Germany) and emissions are now rising in the USA, warns a major new

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Ireland and France begin construction work on ‘Celtic Interconnector’ and sign joint energy declaration

    Ireland and France begin construction work on ‘Celtic Interconnector’ and sign joint energy declaration

Construction work on the Celtic Interconnector project has commenced. The start of construction on the project signifies an important step forward for the energy future of both countries. The Celtic Interconnector

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Payback for solar panels drops to six years

    Payback for solar panels drops to six years

The average household can achieve freedom from costly electricity bills in just over six years by converting to solar panels, the latest Swyft Energy Solar PV Index has found. With

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Building new gas terminals would cost householders more in energy bills long term, environmentalists warn

Buliding import terminals for liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a response to the energy crisis would risk even higher prices for customers in the long term, TDs and senators have

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Multi-million pound floating wind farm proposed off Northern Ireland coast

Work is under way on a bid to open a multi-million pound offshore floating wind farm off the coast of Northern Ireland by 2029. Offshore energy specialist SBM Offshore is

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Ireland’s first carbon budget is due in two weeks

    Ireland’s first carbon budget is due in two weeks

Here’s what you need to know about Ireland’s first ever carbon budget Ireland’s first ever carbon budget is due out in the next fortnight. The revised National Development Plan will

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Construction begins on Ireland’s largest solar farm in Co. Meath

    Construction begins on Ireland’s largest solar farm in Co. Meath

The Ballymacarney solar farm is expected to create enough energy to power more than 40,000 homes. Renewables company Statkraft has begun construction on Ireland’s largest solar farm in Ballymacarney, Co

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€300 Million Investment in Irish Solar Energy Sector

    €300 Million Investment in Irish Solar Energy Sector

Obton has announced details of its €300 milion investment in the Irish solar energy sector. Obton, a Danish solar photovoltaic (PV) business, and its Irish partner Shannon Energy, will develop up to 500

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Researchers to Explore Louth/Meath Coastal Area For Wind Farm Development

    Researchers to Explore Louth/Meath Coastal Area For Wind Farm Development

A team led by iCRAG, the SFI Research Centre for Applied Geosciences based at University College Dublin, has been awarded government funding to research suitable locations for new offshore wind farms

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Miesian Plaza in Dublin Presented With Certification For Global Green Building Standard

    Miesian Plaza in Dublin Presented With Certification For Global Green Building Standard

Miesian Plaza, Baggot Street in Dublin 2, which was developed by Remley, is the first and only development in Ireland to be awarded LEED Platinum v4 Certification in any category.

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NTR Secures Finance For Construction of Two Wind Farms

    NTR Secures Finance For Construction of Two Wind Farms

NTR has successfully closed two project debt facilities back-to-back in recent weeks with Nord/LB  for a combined €45 million. The debt facilities are being used to finance the construction of two wind farms in the Republic

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Permanent Met Lidars at Irish Wind Farms

    Permanent Met Lidars at Irish Wind Farms

ZX Lidars has delivered ZX 300’s to Statkraft Ireland for the purpose of assisting with operational wind farm monitoring including power performance tests through to the provision of wind measurements

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Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

    Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

Dublin City Council continues to lead by example in energy management with the awarding of a new Energy Performance Contract (EPC) to Noel Lawler Green Energy Solutions. The contract will

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BSI Establishes New Framework For Installation of Energy Efficiency Measures in Existing Dwellings

    BSI Establishes New Framework For Installation of Energy Efficiency Measures in Existing Dwellings

Introducing energy efficiency measures into buildings brings benefits and savings, namely the reduction in energy bills and carbon emissions resulting from e.g. better insulation, windows, or a more efficient gas

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Green Legislation and Skills Shortage Driving Up Construction Prices

    Green Legislation and Skills Shortage Driving Up Construction Prices

The cost of commercial property construction in Ireland is expected to increase this year due to a number of factors including new green building legislation and demand for energy-saving options

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Next Generation of Sustainable Social Housing in Kerry

    Next Generation of Sustainable Social Housing in Kerry

Clúid Housing, in partnership with Kerry County Council, Rebuilding Ireland and Kerry-based Thermohouse Ltd, the leading Irish low energy building system manufacturer and installer, have commenced the second stage of construction

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Global Standard Achieved by Miesian Plaza in Dublin

    Global Standard Achieved by Miesian Plaza in Dublin

Remley Developments has announced that its development at Miesian Plaza, Baggot Street, Dublin 2, has secured LEED Platinum v4 Certification, the highest possible accreditation rating awarded by the United States Green

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Next-generation Wind Turbine Blade Pitch Technology Launched

    Next-generation Wind Turbine Blade Pitch Technology Launched

Mita-Teknik, a global provider of wind turbine control and pitch technology, has launched its new generation of blade pitch system for onshore

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Hibernia REIT Looks to the Future With Rooftop Solar

    Hibernia REIT Looks to the Future With Rooftop Solar

Hibernia REIT has partnered with leading design, manufacturing and installation firms to add 44 solar panels to the top of

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ESB Networks Announces Initial Roll Out Locations For Ireland’s Electricity Meter Upgrade Programme

    ESB Networks Announces Initial Roll Out Locations For Ireland’s Electricity Meter Upgrade Programme

ESB Networks has announced the initial locations in 2019 to benefit from the upgrade of Ireland’s electricity meters to modern

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Energia Group Announces Over €3 Billion Renewable Energy Investment Programme For Ireland

    Energia Group Announces Over €3 Billion Renewable Energy Investment Programme For Ireland

Energia Group, the major all-island energy provider and infrastructure investor across Renewable Technologies, Flexible Generation and Customer Solutions, will invest

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TU Dublin Announces Strategic Collaboration With ESB

    TU Dublin Announces Strategic Collaboration With ESB

Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) and ESB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a framework of strategic

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Ireland’s Most Energy Efficient Residential and Commercial Building Projects Honoured at 2019 ISOVER Awards

    Ireland’s Most Energy Efficient Residential and Commercial Building Projects Honoured at 2019 ISOVER Awards

Simply Architecture, and their new build residential project – ‘The Fairways’ in Cork – has been named the winner of

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Dublin City Council Approves First Climate Change Action Plan

    Dublin City Council Approves First Climate Change Action Plan

Dublin City Council’s elected members have approved the Climate Change Action Plan 2019-2024. Climate change poses significant risks and challenges

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Energia Group Agrees €44 Million Debt Finance Package For New Bioenergy Plant

    Energia Group Agrees €44 Million Debt Finance Package For New Bioenergy Plant

Energia Group, one of Ireland’s leading energy providers and infrastructure investors, has agreed a €44 million debt finance package with Allied

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SSE Enterprise and Pure World Energy Launch Cleaner and Cheaper Power Solution

    SSE Enterprise and Pure World Energy Launch Cleaner and Cheaper Power Solution

A new form of cleaner and cheaper temporary power for use on construction sites and at industrial locations has been

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€31 Million Project Secured For Floating Wind Project Off the West Coast

    €31 Million Project Secured For Floating Wind Project Off the West Coast

A €31 million project has been approved for an ambitious four-year floating offshore wind project. Subject to consenting, it is planned

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ESB and Coillte in Discussions to Deliver Renewable Energy Projects

    ESB and Coillte in Discussions to Deliver Renewable Energy Projects

ESB is engaged in bilateral discussions with Coillte which, if successful, would lead to the establishment of a new joint

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World-first Wind Lidar Measurements From a Drone

    World-first Wind Lidar Measurements From a Drone

Leading wind Lidar developer, ZX Lidars, has successfully demonstrated the use of Drone Wind Lidar to accurately measure the wind

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Parkwind and ESB to Develop Two Offshore Wind Farms at Oriel and Clogherhead

    Parkwind and ESB to Develop Two Offshore Wind Farms at Oriel and Clogherhead

Parkwind and ESB have reached an agreement to kick start the offshore wind generation industry in the Republic of Ireland

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ESB Networks Announces Successful Tenderers For First Phase of National Meter Replacement Programme

    ESB Networks Announces Successful Tenderers For First Phase of National Meter Replacement Programme

ESB Networks has announced the results of three major tenders which will pave the way for a programme upgrading electricity

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Lidl Ireland Invests €1 Million in the Installation of Solar Panels at 8 New and Reconstructed Stores

    Lidl Ireland Invests €1 Million in the Installation of Solar Panels at 8 New and Reconstructed Stores

Lidl has completed the installation of energy-saving solar panels at its recently opened Nenagh store adding a further investment of

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Ballymun’s Rediscovery Centre Wins SEAI Sustainable Energy Building Award

    Ballymun’s Rediscovery Centre Wins SEAI Sustainable Energy Building Award

Funded by the Government of Ireland, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced the winners of its Sustainable

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€8 Million in Government Funding Awarded by SEAI to Innovative Energy Research Projects

    €8 Million in Government Funding Awarded by SEAI to Innovative Energy Research Projects

The Government has announced €8 million in funding to support 45 innovative energy projects in companies and research institutions across

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New Gym and Medical Centre is 25% More Efficient Than Current Building Regulations

    New Gym and Medical Centre is 25% More Efficient Than Current Building Regulations

Johnson and Johnson VisionCare have completed building a new gym and medical centre with support from the Sustainable Energy Authority

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Plans to Upgrade Ireland’s 1 Million Energy Inefficient Homes

    Plans to Upgrade Ireland’s 1 Million Energy Inefficient Homes

Over 200 building professionals, including architects, specifiers, builders, plumbers, engineers and researchers, gathered at SEAI’s second Annual Deep Retrofit Conference

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Brooks to Reduce Energy Bills by €90,000 by Switching on to Smarter Lighting

    Brooks to Reduce Energy Bills by €90,000 by Switching on to Smarter Lighting

Brooks, one of Ireland’s longest established timber distributors and builders merchants, will reduce their lighting costs by over €91,000 per

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Saint-Gobain Launches Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) Training Courses For Irish Construction Professionals

    Saint-Gobain Launches Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) Training Courses For Irish Construction Professionals

The Saint-Gobain Ireland Technical Academy has announced that it is adding to its existing training portfolio by launching a series of

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College Group to Construct New €10 Million Biofuel Facility in County Meath

    College Group to Construct New €10 Million Biofuel Facility in County Meath

College Group is to invest €10 million in building a new renewable energy facility producing biofuel from used cooking oil

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KES Group to Build State-of-the-art Manufacturing Facility

    KES Group to Build State-of-the-art Manufacturing Facility

KES Group,  the renewable energy and modular building provider, is to make a multi-million pound investment in a new, purpose built,

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ESB and Bord na Móna Reach Financial Close on Oweninny Wind Farm Project

    ESB and Bord na Móna Reach Financial Close on Oweninny Wind Farm Project

ESB and Bord na Móna have announce that financial close has been reached on the €160 million Oweninny project in

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RKD Honoured at Greenbuild Europe 2018

    RKD Honoured at Greenbuild Europe 2018

Greenbuild Europe 2018 took place on 17–18 April 2018 in Berlin, gathering passionate green building and sustainability leaders from all

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Sisk Commits to Double Energy Productivity

    Sisk Commits to Double Energy Productivity

John Sisk & Son, Ireland’s largest construction company, has become the first Irish business to join global energy efficiency initiative EP100.

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Tyndall National Institute and IERC Collaborate on €600,000 Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Project Success

    Tyndall National Institute and IERC Collaborate on €600,000 Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Project Success

The International Energy Research Centre (IERC) has welcomed new research funding from the EU Horizon 2020 Initiative to develop models

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Government Funding of €10 Million For Energy Efficiency Design Projects

    Government Funding of €10 Million For Energy Efficiency Design Projects

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is now accepting applications from organisations planning an investment in a new design project or

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New Project to Reduce Costs and Underwater Noise in Offshore Wind Construction

    New Project to Reduce Costs and Underwater Noise in Offshore Wind Construction

The Carbon Trust has announced the launch of BLUE PILOT, a large-scale demonstration project aimed at reducing costs and underwater noise

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37 Communities to Become More Energy Efficient

    37 Communities to Become More Energy Efficient

Funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced that

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NTR Closes Debt Facilities to Value of €43.2 Million to Fund Irish Wind Projects

    NTR Closes Debt Facilities to Value of €43.2 Million to Fund Irish Wind Projects

NTR has announced that it has successfully closed three project debt facilities in recent weeks with AIB, Nord/LB and MUFG

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Airsynergy Scoops Major UK Tech Award

    Airsynergy Scoops Major UK Tech Award

Airsynergy, one of Ireland’s leading cleantech firms, has scooped the top award for ‘Renewable Energy Technology of the Year’ at

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Record Investment in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in 2017

    Record Investment in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in 2017

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has published its annual results for 2017. It shows a record €105 million

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SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards Recognise Impact of Innovative Energy Solutions in Design and Construction

    SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards Recognise Impact of Innovative Energy Solutions in Design and Construction

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) recently announced the winners of its Sustainable Energy Awards at a gala event

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Infram Energy Reaches 95MW of Total Installed Capacity

    Infram Energy Reaches 95MW of Total Installed Capacity

Infram Energy, a platform established by Infracapital and Amarenco Solar to invest in greenfield renewable energy assets across France, Ireland

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