Thu, 30 Apr, 2020
Kya deLongchamps reports on the performance of her domestic photovoltaic (PV) array after a long winter
Sun, 22 Mar, 2020
Here is a selection of people starting new roles with companies in Ireland, including law firm Philip Lee, IT firm Paradyn, media sales house IRS+, PR firm FH, digital state agency OpenSky, the Law Reform Commission and marketing group Core Sponsorship.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2020
The payment of credit card bills will have been a financial priority in many Irish households in the last couple of weeks, as people got paid and turned their attention to clearing Christmas debt.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2020
Smart energy provider Pinergy is supporting Property Management Ireland in teaching students to form sustainable habits.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2020
An average of €4,445 was paid out in grants per electric vehicle purchased under the SEAI scheme.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2020
Cork airport has switched to 100% green electricity from Electric Ireland.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
A new system that significantly increases biogas production from pig manure won in the Research and Innovation category when the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) announced its 2019 Energy Awards winners.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Energia says it has formed a partnership to supply batteries and solar panels to households at a reduced price.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
From Greta Thunberg’s passionate appearance in New York to the news that the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that poor air quality in Ireland led to more than 1,100 deaths in 2016 — there are plenty of reasons to consider electric cars.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019
Homeowners wishing to carry out major renovations face paying thousands of euro extra to comply with strict new building regulations which come into effect on November 1.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Cianan Brennan Housebuyers are confident prices will begin to fall next year, with many believing the market has reached a tipping point.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
The Government has been forced to backtrack on a decision not to pay out grants to those retrofitting their homes.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
Sinn Féin climate action spokesman, David Cullinane, is demanding that the State picks up the bill for any costs accrued by the public after it emerged that millions of euro promised for the grants system now no longer exist.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy insists that the Government is still on track to retrofit half a million homes by 2030 - despite the fact there is no money left for the retrofitting grant offered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
The Housing Minister is insisting the government's plan of retrofitting half a million homes by 2030 is still on track.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
The next few years will see a dramatic uptake in renewable energy generation on farms, according to Teagasc.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
Applications have opened for a scheme of up to 15 years of Government support to businesses and farms that install and use biomass and anaerobic digestion (AD)heating systems.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
Investment in maritime area wind energy projects is being held back by the lack of clarity around the time it takes to assess planning applications.
Fri, 31 May, 2019
INVESTMENT in maritime area wind energy projects is being held back by the lack of clarity around the time it takes to assess planning applications.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
starts her journey toward mirco-generation with photovoltaic solar panels that can produce free, green electricity.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
Last week I wrote about ways parents can limit waste during their child’s early years
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Kya deLongchamps asks the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland to address five key issues on home upgrades
Sun, 19 May, 2019
Ireland is set to fall short of the EU's 2020 targets for renewable energy use.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
Carbon taxes on fossil fuels such as oil, gas and coal could reach up to €265 per tonne in the next 30 years, Climate Action Minister Richard Bruton has warned.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
Ireland’s largest photovoltaic solar energy installation at the time was installed at O’Shea Farms in Co Kilkenny in October, 2015.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
The efficient use of energy is one of the core tenets of sustainability as a way of life, and in a recent column I highlighted the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) grants available from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
THE change in the clocks and the resulting long evenings have many of us contemplating paint jobs or other home improvements; sunshine really highlights areas in need of attention. But while redecorating your home may make it look better, other improvements could not only add to its value but also have a positive impact on your wallet for years to come.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
delievers more consumer advice.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
John Hearne reports on soaring sales of electric cars in Ireland, where drivers are engaging with the planet’s dwindling reserves of fossil fuels
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
A billboard campaign promoting the connection between wind energy and dealing with climate change will be unveiled across nine counties today.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
Ireland has been selected as the location for a European funded testing site for offshore 'floating' wind farms, which are seen as a cheaper and more efficient way of generating renewable energy from wind.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, infuriated Brexiteers when he suggested there was a “special place in hell” for those who pushed for Brexit “without even a sketch of a plan”.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
There has been cross-party support and agreement on Ireland’s response to the substantial threat posed by Brexit.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2019
Electric car owners could be asked to pay to charge up their vehicles in public places under plans being considered by the Government.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2019
Irish households have the highest carbon emissions in Europe.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2019
Using slurry to power family homes is the future of energy production in Ireland, ministers believe.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2018
Ireland faces an "urgent need for action" to address reliance on fossil fuels which account for more than 90% of all energy use here.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2018
"Depending on the supplier, the recent energy price increases over the past few months have added up to €255 to the average customer’s annual gas and electricity bill"
Tue, 06 Nov, 2018
In collaboration with Teagasc, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland has launched a new scheme for 2018 of support for installation of more efficient vacuum and milk pump technology on dairy farms.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018
The Defence Forces, An Post, the HSE, and education bodies are all being encouraged to switch over to using electric cars to reduce carbon emissions and government spending.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
The IDA Ireland has confirmed it is to move to a new headquarters in Dublin city.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
on the confusing whirl of energy upgrades in the home.
Sat, 30 Dec, 2017
Almost 700,000 households will have to get rid of oil-fired central heating systems to help meet the country’s climate change commitments — but a new grants scheme for conversion to clean energy will only scratch the surface, leaving homeowners facing costs of thousands of euro.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017