Businesses in Ireland offered €14m for energy efficiency

Applicants must embed energy efficiency in the design of their projects, focusing on energy uses such as heating, cooling, refrigeration, compressed air and business processes

Ireland’s biggest energy users saved €12.4m through efficient measures

The reduction in carbon emissions achieved was equivalent to taking more than 23,000 petrol or diesel cars off the roads

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