Limerick woman forced to remove solar panels from her roof

Planning regulations seriously out of touch with the new clean energy future A Limerick woman will appear in Limerick Criminal and Licensing Court this morning (7/09/18) to defend her decision to install solar panels of the roof of her home in Gouldahover Estate in County Limerick. Current planning guidelines limit the extent of solar arrays […]

Discover Energy Saving Solutions At SEAI’s Energy Show

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is inviting businesses to come to the Energy Show 2017, the premier business energy event taking place at the RDS, Dublin in three weeks time on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th of April.   The annual two-day free event brings together 160 exhibitors of sustainable energy technologies and […]

Fitzgibbon Wants Tipperary to Lead Ireland’s Energy Transition

“One simple solution can immediately put money circulating into rural economies: Stop the waste of energy.” This was the key message of the campaign launch on Thursday evening of Tipperary Greens election candidate, Gearóid Fitzgibbon. Speaking on the theme of “Creating Rural Jobs and Investment”, Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan spoke about his own roots […]

Bord na Móna announces biggest change of land use in modern Irish history

–          125,000 acres(50,000 ha) to change use by 2030 –          Bord na Móna commits to new sustainable business across national  landholding and will continue to be major employer –          Transition from energy peat harvesting into new businesses complete by 2030 –          Carbon output to decrease dramatically –          Rehabilitation of substantial areas of Irish bog         […]

Ireland’s Energy Challenge – Community Solutions Seminar

Tipperary Green Business Network in association with Tipperary Energy Agency is holding a seminar entitled “Ireland’s Energy Challenge – Community Solutions”. The event will take place in Halla na Féile, Canopy Street, Cashel, Co. Tipperary on March 6th at 8.30am – 1pm. The objectives of this seminar are to engage interested individuals and community representatives in […]

Minister O Dowd launches world’s first Universal Design for Energy Suppliers – DCENR Press Release

NSAI Develop World’s First Standard on Universal Design Dublin 9 February 2012 NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) has developed the world’s first standard to enable energy products and services to be accessible and usable to more customers who span the full range of size, age, physical, mental and sensory abilities. SWIFT 9, (Universal Design […]

Generating Energy in Ireland – an open letter to An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD

Dear Taoiseach, Here is a draft plan for power generation, job creation, and energy security in Ireland. I would welcome serious discussion and action in order to make it happen. Central to realising the goals is the retention in full of the ESB, Bord Gais, and Coillte, for vital infrastructure and control. In Ireland we […]

Win a stove and much more this winter, while saving on your energy bills

It is pretty well-know nowadays that an open fireplace and chimney is a very wasteful form of heating you home. The sustainable energy authority of Ireland (SEAI), maintains that a traditional open fire has an efficiency of between 10 and 30%. Energy efficiency is essentially ratio between the energy input i.e. your coal, wood, Oil, […]

Environmental Trading – Business Opportunities

This Ideagen Event, to be held on the 23rd November in University of Limerick is about carbon emissions and what is happening now they are capped, trading commenced and prices set. The event’s objectives is two fold, first to inform, with short but informative keynote presentations from policy formers and key market players and secondly […]

Energy Awards Prize Fund For Tipperary Buildings

The considerable shift within the Irish construction industry towards energy efficient building design is being acknowledged by a newly launched awards scheme, details of which were announced today. Building professionals including architects, engineers, builders and developers, across County Tipperary are being urged to submit entries to the Isover Energy Efficiency Awards (EEA), which recognise new […]

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