Gas gone with the wind! Irish wind energy beats gas for the first time

Wind provided almost half of Ireland’s power in the first quarter, according to a new report

SSE pledges to spend almost £4m every day on low carbon projects in the UK and Ireland

The £7bn plan includes a £580m onshore wind farm and a £3bn offshore site, which claims to be the largest in Scotland

Home being tested with a thermal scanner
British and Irish homes coolest in Europe in 2019, despite warming climate

A new study notes the impact of increasing temperatures on the elderly and the subsequent hike in the use of air conditioners, in the next five years

ESB and Harmony Solar partner to power 10% of Irish homes with renewable energy

The collaboration aims to deliver 1,000MW of solar projects through a €30m investment

Weekday Irish electricity demand drops 20%

Electricity demand levels are also 254MW lower across the day over the same period last year

“Petrol pumps don’t provide any more covid-19 risk than any other surface”

That’s the suggestion from Kevin McPartlan, CEO of the Irish Petroleum Industry Association, who spoke to ELN about the pandemic

Ireland announces €1m for three geothermal projects

The funding by SEAI and GSI is to support research and innovation into providing clean heat and power from the ground

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 steps closer to its 2030 target for renewable energy with new partnership

Highfield Energy has entered a joiny venture with Temporis Aurora Fund to finance onshore wind assets in Ireland

Irish public sector slashes 4.6m tonnes of emissions with efficiency gains

A new report from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland reveals that since 2009, the schools and public bodies have also avoided 4.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions