Green light for €31m floating wind energy project in Ireland

A full-scale floating turbine is expected to be deployed at a test site by 2022

Ireland offers €6m for energy efficient buildings

Participants must embed energy-saving measures in the design of their projects

Ireland offers €4m for innovative energy research

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

Energy efficiency scheme to help Irish dairy farmers milk savings

They are being offered a share of up to £360,000 to upgrade vacuum and milk pump technology

Ireland pilots domestic solar and battery storage scheme

Householders will be given grants for installing the technologies

Ireland sees fall in carbon emissions

One significant contributor to the fall in emissions last year was the change in the power generation fuel mix

Irish businesses offered share of €3m for smart lighting

The grant will cover around one third of the cost of installing energy efficient lighting

Energy efficient upgrades for 1,600 Irish properties

The project is expected to help reduce energy bills for consumers and cut carbon emissions

Ireland extends energy efficiency grants for households

Ireland has extended the range of grants and level of financial support for householders who want to make their homes more energy efficient. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) said around 1.7 million homes could be eligible for new and increased grants. They range from €300 (£265m) for attic insulation to €700 (£617) for […]

Green gas ‘could supply quarter of Ireland’s needs’

Gas from animal manure, food waste and grass could provide 28% of Ireland’s natural gas needs. A new study from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) found renewable gas could also help cut carbon emissions by as much as two million tonnes a year. That’s equivalent to the energy used by around 360,000 households […]