Tag: Energy

AIB announces €5 million fund to invest in sustainable technology start-ups

As market research has highlighted that 41 per cent of Irish consumers are planning to tackle home improvements over the next 12 to 18 months, AIB has committed to a new €5 million equity fund to assist start-up companies in the sustainable technologies sector. Speaking at the Sustainability Gathering in Dublin Castle, the CEO said […]

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JJ Rhatigan UCC Beaufot Building opens

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. officially opened the UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork. The 4,700m2 five storey building with state-of-the-art wave simulators, test tanks, workshops and offices provides Ireland with world-class infrastructure for renewable energy and maritime research to power the ‘blue economy’. The ambitious development was led by UCC Capital Projects Officer […]

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Ireland’s largest solar PV system

Designed, managed and installed by Belfast-headquartered SALIIS Renewables, Ireland’s largest solar PV system has just been completed at Bombardier’s wing facility on Belfast’s Airport Road West. The 3.6 megawatt system, featuring 14,000 solar PV panels, is housed on the roof of Bombardier’s 50,000 sq m wing facility and is equivalent to the size of ten […]

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Sustainable Energy Awards 2015 open

Close to €1billion in energy savings have been achieved by organisations who have taken part in the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s annual Sustainable Energy Awards. Now in its 12th year, the Awards reward individuals, businesses or communities who adapt their energy management practices to deliver cost savings and energy efficiencies in their business or […]

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