Ireland’s billion euro boost will help sustainable living

A total of 13 projects will be funded across the country in the biggest investment for 50 years

Ireland’s An Post pledges to deliver zero emission service

The postal service company is to replace its fleet with 750 electric vans and cycles by 2022

Canadian firm Emera pulls support from tidal energy project

It comes after OpenHydro filed for liquidation last month

Energy efficiency prescription to save Dublin hospital €26m

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital expects to make the savings following a number of upgrades

Teeling Whiskey’s spirit of sustainability

  ELN News Editor Priyanka Shrestha visits the Teeling Whiskey distillery in Dublin to find out about its sustainability practices as part of the Origin Green initiative run by the Irish Food Board.

The sustainable treat

  Watch this short fact film about Ireland’s largest rooftop solar array at Butlers Chocolate Factory in Dublin, Ireland.

Teeling Whiskey’s green spirit

  ELN talks to Alex Chasko, Chief Technical Officer at Teeling Whiskey in Dublin, about the distillery’s sustainable processes.

Irish firm raises $760m for South African wind

A Dublin-based renewable energy company has raised $760 million (£494m) to build three wind farms in South Africa. Mainstream Renewable Power was awarded contracts for the wind farms by the Department of Energy under the third round of its Renewable Energy Procurement Programme. The projects will have a combined capacity of 360MW. Barry Lynch, Mainstream’s […]

Irish energy firm kicks off drilling in Romania

A Dublin-based exploration firm has started drilling for gas off the coast of Romania and for oil in Iraq’s Kurdistan region. Petroceltic International is drilling the Cobalcescu South well off the coast of Romania, which is expected to last two months and on the Shakrok-1 well in Iraq as part of a multi-well drilling campaign. […]

Wind farm to power IKEA’s Dublin and Belfast stores

Swedish furniture retailer IKEA’s stores in Dublin and Belfast (pictured) will soon be powered by renewable energy following its plans to buy a new wind farm. It is already being built by Irish energy firm Mainstream Renewable Power, which has been chosen to operate and maintain the plant for its 20-year life cycle. Located in […]