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MEP Kelly gets Paris climate change mandate from European Parliament

The European Parliament this week adopted its position ahead of the upcoming 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP21.
The adopted document will now give a mandate the Parliamentary delegation that will travel to December’s conference in Paris to put their mark on the Global Agreement that is expected to be reached.
This agreement, which […]

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Toyota Unveils Bold New Environmental Targets

With the aim of contributing to global environmental sustainability, Toyota has developed an ambitious set of goals to be achieved over the next 35 years.
Addressing key global environmental issues such as climate change, water shortages, resource depletion, and degradation of biodiversity, the Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050 aims to reduce the negative impact of manufacturing and […]

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Bord na Móna going green by 2030

Bord na Móna plans to stop harvesting peat by 2030 in what it described as the “biggest change of land use in modern Irish history”.

It will invest in green energy production, including wind and solar farms, and ramp-up production of biomass to fuel its Edenderry power plant.

About 15,000 hectares of willow will be planted and […]

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Tricel announces creation of 100 jobs in Kerry

    Tricel announces creation of 100 jobs in Kerry

Manufacturing and engineering group Tricel is to create 100 new jobs over the next 18 months. 40 of these jobs will be based in the company’s headquarters in Killarney and be worth an extra €2.4m to the local economy.

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IDA Ireland reports 9,000 jobs announced in first half of 2015

    IDA Ireland reports 9,000 jobs announced in first half of 2015

The IDA revealed that 9,000 jobs were announced in the first half of 2015, up from 8,000 announced during the same period last year.

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Irish software company Iconic raises €400K and announces 15 new jobs

    Irish software company Iconic raises €400K and announces 15 new jobs

Iconic Translation Machines, a leading Irish translation software company, today announces that it is creating 15 new jobs at its headquarters in Glasnevin, Dublin. The positions will be filled by December 2016 and will bring the total employment at the company up to 25.

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EU sets new record for offshore wind installations in first half of 2015

    EU sets new record for offshore wind installations in first half of 2015

European offshore wind has set a record for annual capacity installation just six months into 2015.

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Wind Prospect integrates 1GW utility-scale renewable energy assets in Europe

    Wind Prospect integrates 1GW utility-scale renewable energy assets in Europe

Australian Wind Prospect Group has created a new asset management platform, Wind Prospect Operations (WPO) with a portfolio of more than 1GW of independent, utility-scale renewable energy projects in Europe.
The portfolio, comprising operating wind and solar energy assets, generates more than €400m as annual production revenues for clients.
WPO integrates the energy firm’s businesses in UK/Ireland […]

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Vattenfall begins Kentish Flats Extension project in UK

    Vattenfall begins Kentish Flats Extension project in UK

Vattenfall has started construction of the Kentish Flats Extension, which is the only offshore wind farm being built in UK this year.
Located off the Kent coast, the extension project is expected to cost more than £150m.
It will involve installation of 15 wind turbines at 8km distance from the coast.
The project is an extension of the […]

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Apple looks to invest more than €400m on power projects for its €850m Irish data centre

    Apple looks to invest more than €400m on power projects for its €850m Irish data centre

Apple is looking to invest more than €400m directly to fund at least six renewable energy projects in Ireland.
The firm has invited partnership proposals from green energy developers to set up multiple new projects, with each having a power generation capacity of up to 50MW, reports The Irish Times.
Apple has planned the projects to meet […]

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SEAI’s Energy Show 2015 grows 20% on last year

    SEAI’s Energy Show 2015  grows 20% on last year

30th March 2015 – The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) annual business to business event, The Energy Show 2015, was a real success with the exhibition growing 20% and visitors up 10% on last year to 3,800.  The show, which took place at the RDS in Dublin on the 25th and 26th March, hosted […]

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Ireland to be fastest growing economy in Europe

    Ireland to be fastest growing economy in Europe

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today said that despite disappointing preliminary growth figures for the third quarter, the economy will significantly outperform the rest of Europe and grow by a spectacular 5.7% this year. In 2014 the recovery finally reached the domestic economy. Unemployment is falling, investment is on the rise and the […]

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Ireland’s Energy Consumption and Related Emissions Fell in 2013

    Ireland’s Energy Consumption and Related Emissions Fell in 2013

Carbon intensity of electricity generation almost halved since 1990
Average home energy consumption down one third compared to 1990
Last year, Ireland’s primary energy and related CO2 emissions fell by 1.2% and 3.8% respectively.  That is according to a new report Energy in Ireland 1990-2013 published by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).
Speaking at the launch, […]

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Nearly 50pc of households with bin service can now dispose of organic waste – IWMA

    Nearly 50pc of households with bin service can now dispose of organic waste – IWMA

An additional 150,000 brown bins have been rolled out to households in Ireland in the past two years by member firms of the Irish Waste Management Association (IWMA).

This brings to nearly 50pc the number of households with a bin service which are now able to dispose of food and organic waste in their brown bins.
The […]

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Sustainable Food & Beverage Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition is Major Success

    Sustainable Food & Beverage Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition is Major Success

450 delegates from food and drink businesses across the UK and Ireland attended the inaugural Sustainable Food & Beverage Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition, which was held at the Motor Cycle Museum, Birmingham on Thursday, 23rd of October 2014.
In line with the event’s theme of ‘sustainable growth for sustainable profits’, the speakers at the Conference were […]

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