Ireland grants €25m for energy efficiency projects

Energy upgrades will be delivered to nearly 700 homes and 570 community and commercial buildings in every county in Ireland

Wales and Ireland climate collaboration granted €1.3m EU funding

The two-year project will look at the regional implications of climate change, focusing on coastal communities

Renewables ‘set to make up 65% of Ireland’s energy capacity by 2030’

GlobalData says this growth will require massive investment in offshore wind and solar photovoltaic capacity

Amazon to deliver renewable energy in the US and Ireland

The wind and solar farm will supply power to Amazon Web Services’ data centres

Virgin Media sourced 100% renewable power in 2018

It has become the latest organisation to join The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative

CorPower Ocean and Simply Blue Energy hope to make waves in UK and Ireland

The companies aim to start producing and exporting wave power by 2024

Spain’s Iberdrola enters Irish energy supply market

It also plans to invest more than €100m in renewable energy and storage projects by 2025

Green finance
World Bank announces €1.5bn Sustainable Development Bond

The organisation says it has made an application for it to be listed on Ireland’s stock exchange

Holland & Barrett to stop selling wet wipes in fight against fatbergs

Wet wipes are said to account for around 80% of blockages in sewers, costing an estimated £100m a year to clear

Irish flag
Ireland announces climate emergency

The move follows in the UK’s footsteps after it became the first nation to officially recognise the scale of the crisis at the start of the month