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SEAI Invites Businesses to Energy Saving Solutions Show

    SEAI Invites Businesses to Energy Saving Solutions Show

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is inviting businesses to come to the Energy Show 2017, taking place at the RDS, Dublin on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th of April.
The annual two-day free event brings together 160 exhibitors of sustainable energy technologies and services. Last year, in addition to attendance growing by 23% to […]

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SEAI Doubles Sustainable Energy Research Fund to €2 Million in 2017

    SEAI Doubles Sustainable Energy Research Fund to €2 Million in 2017

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) announced on Thursday a doubling of its Energy Research, Development and Demonstration fund for next year to €2 million. The fund is open to Irish researchers in industry and academia to support sustainable energy research. Priority areas include energy efficiency, citizen engagement and energy storage with the programme […]

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SEAI Report Shows Public Sector Saved €154 Million in Energy in 2015

    SEAI Report Shows Public Sector Saved €154 Million in Energy in 2015

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) published the third annual report on the energy efficiency performance of public bodies on Monday. The report shows that government departments and public bodies avoided €154 million energy spend through increased energy efficiency in 2015.  The sector is now 21% more energy efficient than their 2009 baseline and […]

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SEAI Announces €30 Million Community Energy Fund for 2017

    SEAI Announces €30 Million Community Energy Fund for 2017

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) announced on Tuesday, November 6, that it will offer €30 million in grant supports for community energy projects next year.  This represents a 50% increase in funding from the 2016 grant levels – an additional €10 million.
CEO of SEAI  Jim Gannon said: “For 2017 we are particularly interested […]

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€27 million in funding secured for Irish energy research projects under Horizon 2020

Irish research institutions and industry have consistently won funding for energy-related research under the EU Horizon 2020 programme with over €27 million in funding secured to date. As the programme’s National Delegate, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has been supporting many of these organisations in their Horizon 2020 bids, as well as providing […]

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Attendance Up One Quarter at SEAI’s Energy Show 2016

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) annual two-day business-to-business event, The Energy Show 2016, was a huge success with visitors up a quarter on last year. The show took place at the RDS in Dublin on April 6th and 7th and featured an extensive electric vehicle showcase, live retrofit demonstrations, an international markets pavilion, […]

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SEAI calls on organisations to build on €1billion energy savings

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today called on organisations to build on the €1 billion in energy savings that have already been achieved by entrants to the Sustainable Energy Awards in the last 13 years.  Launching the Awards today with new title sponsor Enprova in Dublin, SEAI urged organisations, businesses or communities who […]

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Energy efficiency is vital to Ireland achieving its renewable energy targets

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has today published a report detailing the actions needed to meet our energy efficiency and renewable energy targets by 2020, which will also help us to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Key among the actions required is a trebling of the number of home and business energy upgrades […]

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Keep your business up to speed on the energy scene!

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) Energy Show 2016 takes place at the RDS in Dublin on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th April. The annual two-day business event, which last year saw over 160 companies exhibit their sustainable energy products and services, gives attendees the unique opportunity to view the latest products from leading […]

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SEAI announces €4.3m grant award to 15 marine energy projects

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced a total grant award of €4.3m to 15 new marine energy projects underway in 2016 under its Prototype Development Fund.  The announcement was made as SEAI in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland hosts an “Ireland open for business” exhibition at the 6th International Conference for Ocean Energy […]

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Minister Alex White announces €20 million of grants for energy efficiency

    Minister Alex White announces €20 million of grants for energy efficiency

Minister for Energy Alex White, TD, announced today  €20 million in grant offers for local communities under the 2016 Better Energy Communities scheme.
The scheme, which is administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), has supported 260 community energy efficiency projects over the last four years. As a result over 12,000 homes and community […]

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Launch of 2015 ‘Energy in Ireland’ report focusing on energy trend from 1990-201

    Launch of 2015 ‘Energy in Ireland’ report focusing on energy trend from 1990-201

This Thursday marks the last official engagement of Dr. Brian Motherway as CEO of SEAI before he departs to take up the position with the International Energy Agency (IEA) as Head of its International Energy Efficiency Division in Paris.
Dr. Motherway will launch the ‘Energy in Ireland’ report which presents an overview of energy trends in […]

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Carbon content of Irish electricity generation hits record low last year

The carbon content of electricity generation in Ireland fell to a record low last year, half the level it was in 1990, according to figures published by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).
Renewable electricity helped Ireland avoid 2.6 million tonnes of CO2  emissions in 2014, and is now one of the single biggest contributors […]

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Apple commits €1m to promote the development of ocean energy in Galway

Pictured are Brian Motherway, CEO, SEAI and Lisa Jackson, vice president of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, Apple
Apple has committed a €1 million fund to promote the development of ocean energy in Ireland.
The fund will help developers who receive a Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) grant to test their ocean energy prototypes in the Galway Bay Ocean Energy […]

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SEAI Chief Executive moves to a senior post at the International Energy Agency in Paris

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today announced that Dr Brian Motherway will leave his CEO post in SEAI in early December to take up a new role as Head of the Energy Efficiency Division with the International Energy Agency in Paris, France.
Dr Motherway has been Chief Executive for three and half years.  During […]

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Minister White announces €3.5million in Government funding to three Irish marine energy firms

 
Minister Alex White announced Government funding of €3.5million to three Irish marine energy firms for the development and testing of new ocean energy technologies.
The announcement, made at a major European conference on ocean energy taking place in Dublin today, will see the three companies –  Ocean Energy, SeaPower and GKinetic  – receive funding from the […]

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Energy efficiencies delivered as RTÉ signs up to SEAI’s Public Sector Energy Partnership

 
RTÉ has signed up to an energy partnership with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to adopt cost saving and efficiency measures to ensure its energy consumption is reduced in line with the 2020 public sector energy efficiency target of 33%.
RTÉ plans to reach the target by introducing projects like the upgrading from analogue […]

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Irish energy R&D projects secure €18m EU funding in the last year

 
Since last year, Irish energy research projects have successfully secured €18m in EU funds for Ireland.  That is according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) who today launched a joint publication with Enterprise Ireland entitled “Building on Ireland’s Energy Research Performance”.  The report showcases academic and industry exemplars successfully leading and participating in […]

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Up to €150,000 of funding available for Small Business Innovation Research

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), in co-operation with Enterprise Ireland have called on innovative companies to develop smart technology solutions to help make Building Energy Ratings (BER) more informative for homeowners.
Funding of up to €150,000 is available under the competition titled Small Business Innovation Research.
Smart solutions, such as advanced mobile technology, can help […]

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