ESB Midlands Stations Closure

The current planning permissions for West Offaly Power and Lough Ree Power will expire at the end of 2020.   ESB submitted an application to An Bord Pleanála in 2018 seeking planning permission to transition West Offaly Power from peat to biomass over a number of years starting in 2020. This planning application was rejected […]

Bord na Mona Accelerates Decarbonisation

New Chief Executive launches “Brown to Green” strategy aligns company with National and EU Decarbonisation policies, Accelerates development of renewable energy assets to support National climate and energy policy targets, Accelerates investment in higher-value recycling and resource recovery business, Development of new business to support sustainable employment in the Midlands, Commences engagement with employees flagging […]

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         […]