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UN Panel on Climate Change Releases Scary Report & We Need To Do More

By | 2018-10-12T15:51:12+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Climate Change, Solar PV|

Just two years ago, amid celebrations and excessive PR, the Paris climate accords were signed and we discussed the topic on this very website at the time of the event itself— bringing optimism across the globe, as to the future of climate change and how we, as a planet, would tackle the challenge and make [...]

Hiring: Accounts Assistant

By | 2018-09-26T13:17:47+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Jobs|

Accounts Assistant (Maternity Cover) Job Details:   Part-time Based in Activ8 HQ in Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan We are currently looking to recruit a part time Accounts Assistant to assist the on-site Company Accountant. Reporting to: Accounts Manager Duties: Ensure the timely processing of invoices Assist with supplier statement reconciliations and following up any queries that may [...]

SSE Airtricity Invest in 40% Stake of Activ8 Solar Energies

By | 2018-04-03T14:18:39+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Company News, Solar Energy, Solar PV|

SSE Airtricity has entered into an agreement to acquire 40 per cent of Activ8 Solar Energies.   Under the terms of the agreement SSE Airtricity will have an option to acquire an additional 10 per cent shareholding in Activ8 Solar Energies after two years. The existing Activ8 management team will lead this business, which will [...]

Post Ophelia & Beast From The East: New Data Confirms Increased Frequency of Extreme Weather Events

By | 2018-03-23T14:42:12+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Climate Change, Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy|

Further action urged by European National Science Academies on climate change adaptation. EUROPEAN ACADEMIES' SCIENCE ADVISORY COUNCIL   New data unveiled this week show that extreme weather events have become more frequent over the past 36 years, with a significant uptick in floods and other hydrological events compared even with five years ago, according to [...]

Climate Change & The Winter Olympics: How You Can Help From Your Home

By | 2018-02-15T10:48:37+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Solar Energy|

I don’t know if you’re the same as some of us here in Activ8 Solar Energies, but we’ve found the Winter Olympics as some great late night TV viewing. All though we sometimes complain about the weather here in Ireland, it’s never quite cold enough to allow us to become Winter Olympics ready. Nonetheless, we [...]

Activ8 Presenting as Industry Leader at Solar Ireland 17

By | 2018-03-23T14:42:07+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar PV|

Our very own Gary Connolly presented on Rooftop Solar and the challenges facing us now and in the future at Solar Ireland 17, an event hosted by the ISEA - Irish Solar Energy Asociation. It was great to present on such an important topic as one of Irelands leading solar companies and on such an [...]

Now Hiring: Fully Qualified Electrician

By | 2018-04-07T10:58:55+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Company News, Jobs|

Fully Qualified Electrician Position Due to continued expansion Ireland’s largest solar installer now have a position for a fully qualified electrician. We require a customer facing, professional electrician with proven experience to join our team. The candidate will ideally be based in the North East attending homeowners working on solar PV systems and heating controls [...]

European Research Council Grant €1.5m to UL Researcher For Solar PV Technology Work

By | 2017-08-14T11:40:31+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar PV|

Further growing the trend of energy research in Ireland and Europe as a whole, Micheál Scanlon of UL has received a European Research Council Starting Grant of €1.5 million to further his research into clean energy, specifically pushing the science involved in solar photovoltaic. The electrochemist is to deepen his research into imitating photosynthesis in [...]

While Donald Messes It Up Again, Let’s Make The Planet Great Again

By | 2017-08-22T09:21:40+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy|

Trump Pulling America Out of The Paris Agreement Donald Trump is making a mockery of our planet, its future and also the underlying theme of “Make America Great Again”. By pulling America out of the Paris Agreement, he is making America’s outlook on science, technology and green energy “draconian”. The word he used to describe [...]