EU approves sale of Johnson Controls’ power business to Brookfield

Its business unit develops batteries for cars

Ireland mulls bottle deposit return scheme to cap plastic waste

The government has launched a review to explore how best Ireland could deliver a 90% collection target for plastic bottles by 2029

Plans for large-scale smart meter rollout across Ireland

A Siemens-Kamstrup consortium is to help deliver the solution for energy supplier ESB Networks

Aldi UK & Ireland achieves carbon neutrality

The supermarket expects to offset the equivalent of 160,000 tonnes of emissions this year

Ireland offers €4m for innovative energy research

Projects must explore ways to decarbonise the nation’s energy supply

Germany’s innogy powers up its first Irish wind farm

It consists of three turbines with a total capacity of 10.2MW

Ireland awards €8m for innovative energy research

One of the projects will employ artificial intelligence to optimise the forecasting ability of renewable producers

Dublin Airport flies high with energy efficient lighting savings

It upgraded to LED lights at its car parks in Terminal One

Majority of businesses ‘don’t have formalised energy strategy in place’

Around 77% of firms believe a quarter of energy needs will be generated onsite by 2025

Lidl Ireland charges up store car parks with EV infrastructure

It has committed to building 40 EV charging points across 20 of its locations