GIG acquires Irish offshore wind project

The investment group has taken ownership of a proposed 400MW offshore wind farm

Circular economy projects in Ireland win €490m funding

Projects in areas such as sustainable fashion, marine plastics, reusable food packaging and construction are being supported

Ireland seeks views on potential new Renewable Heat Obligation scheme

If introduced, it would require energy suppliers in the heat sector to ensure a certain proportion of the energy they provide is renewable

Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust invests €15m in Irish floating wind developer

The investment will help Simply Blue Group accelerate its expansion in Ireland, the UK and internationally

RWE taps Fugro to probe three offshore wind sites in the UK and Ireland

The seafloor and geophysical information that result from the project studies will help inform the final design of each of the projects

SSE Renewables and Siemens Gamesa forge green hydrogen partnership

They have signed a memorandum of understanding to co-locate hydrogen production facilities at two wind farms, from which hydrogen would be produced through the process of electrolysis, in Scotland and Ireland

Ireland signs ambitious Climate Act into law

It puts the country on a legally binding path to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Ireland launches new support scheme to help SMEs reduce their energy bills

It is offering vouchers of €2,000 to cover the cost of energy audits, which will provide tailored recommendations to cut energy bills and assess whether renewable energy technologies are a viable option for their businesses

Green hydrogen looks better with a shamrock

By the end of 2023, the plant will be used to decarbonise business operations in the area around the county’s harbour

Ireland plans to ban fracked gas imports and stop LNG terminal developments

The country has already banned the use of fracking for the extraction of natural gas onshore and ended the issuing of new exploration licences for oil or natural gas offshore