Category Archives: Energy

Now over 120 Sustainable Energy Communities Across Ireland

The number of sustainable energy communities in Ireland has doubled in the last twelve months. Now, 124 communities form part of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Sustainable Energy C…

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Donegal County Council Achieves Improved Energy Performance

This year alone Donegal County Council has achieved savings in the region of €14,000 in electricity usage in the Council’s 5 public service centres and in the County House in Lifford representing …

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Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment (DCCAE) Survey on Energy Efficiency within Businesses

The Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment (DCCAE) has launched a survey on commercial energy efficiency.

The focus is on the multiple benefits of energy efficiency for busi…

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National Sustainable Transport & Business Conference Presentations Now Available Online

For those who missed out on the event, or those who would like another look at the presentations from last week, the presentations are now available to view on our website in the Case Study/ Presentation tab.

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Life Supported, A day on our Earth

Every day, our Earth spins in a 24-hour cycle.
The choices we make in that time impact the health of the planet, and the legacy we have for future generations.
This is the story of one day. Time is …

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SEAI report shows public sector saved €154m in energy in 2015

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has published the third annual report on the energy efficiency performance of public bodies.

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SEAI announces €30m Community Energy Fund for 2017

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced 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 for this programme.

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Money can grow on TREEs!

A new and free online resource has been launched to help SMEs identify areas where savings can be made through improved environmental practices.

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Technology vital in energy efficiency, says Teagasc

Energy efficiency and the adoption of related technology are two ways in which a farm business can improve its competitiveness and lower its carbon footprint.

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Ireland’s renewable electricity increased to 25% in 2015

Renewable electricity increased significantly in 2015, contributing a quarter of all electricity used and avoiding 3 million tonnes of fossil-fuel related CO2 emissions, according to a report published by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).

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