A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Wed, 06 May, 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
An ambitious masterplan designed to encourage sustainable energy use in Cork aims to create local jobs, reduce energy use by more than one-third and increase the use of renewable energy by 53% in the next decade.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2019
There’s Verolme Dutch heritage with this Whitepoint home.reports
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Schools will be obliged to plan for electric vehicles under climate action measures added to a scheme of school building repairs and upgrades.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
The Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4Matic is the first mass-produced electric car from the German manufacturer, writes
Sat, 16 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
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
The Government has been forced to backtrack on a decision not to pay out grants to those retrofitting their homes.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
The Finance Minister has ruled out proving extra funding for homeowners who have now been denied grants under a cancelled deep retro-fit scheme.
Fri, 16 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
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
The Energy Cork 2019 annual conference tackles the challenges of energy security in a low carbon future at the Clayton Hotel Cork City on May 17.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
With Ireland failing to meet its emissions targets for next year, firms like Veolia will be crucial if we are to make amends by 2030.talks to Declan White about how the ‘circular economy’ can help
Mon, 06 May, 2019
Biomethane can be harvested from slurry or food waste and be compressed for use as an eco-friendly fuel, such as to power our buses, writes
Sun, 05 May, 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
Former US Secretary of State John Kerry has been announced as a keynote speaker at Ireland’s flagship blue economy conference Our Ocean Wealth at City Hall Cork in June.
Wed, 17 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
Statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the number of new electric car registrations have risen from 542% this year.
Fri, 01 Mar, 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
It is likely to be some time before solar farms become a common sight in rural Ireland, with Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton saying commercial solar power is still relatively expensive, and it has not won out at auctions or successfully competed for any Renewable Energy Feed In Tariff schemes.
Tue, 01 Jan, 2019
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
New grants for photovoltaic panels announced this week will finally encourage real micro-generation in the home, writes
Sat, 04 Aug, 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