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Solar PV Grant For Irish Homes Welcomed

By | 2018-08-02T12:35:33+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Government Grants/ Incentives|

Solar PV Grant With Activ8 Solar Energies & SSE Airtricity It’s with great pleasure that we welcome the grant announced today by the SEAI. As one of the leading advocates of solar PV in Ireland we have seen many false dawns in previous years. We have sat on many boards discussing the benefits and possible [...]

Stumbling Towards Solar PV Incentives In Ireland

By | 2018-06-19T16:25:59+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Climate Change, Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy, Solar PV|

As a key stakeholder in the Irish Solar Industry, this week is a very interesting one indeed. Today I travel to a number of meetings with many like-minded people within my industry, to see if we can form a strong, stable and exciting incentive to help us move past the label of Europe’s solar laggards. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Increase In Energy Use In 2015 But Increase In Renewable Energy Too

By | 2017-05-12T08:26:53+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy, Solar PV|

The official body for sustainable and renewable energy here in Ireland, the SEAI, released their official national energy statistics on November 23rd. The report shows that there had been significant growth in energy use across almost all sectors of the Irish economy in 2015. Energy in Ireland 1990-2015, illustrates the first significant growth in energy [...]

What Donald Trump Win Means for Climate Change in Ireland

By | 2017-05-12T08:26:54+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy|

The Climate Change Fallout of a Trump Presidency With our friends across the Atlantic Ocean flocking to the polls and electing Donald Trump, the planet and the environmental issues that face us both in the present and the future were not important enough for consideration when Americans were deciding which candidate they voted for. Not [...]

Solar PV 56 kWp System Installed in Courtown Co. Wexford

By | 2017-05-12T08:26:55+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Company News, Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar PV|

One of our most recent installations, a 197 solar PV panel installation in Courtown, Co. Wexford is an indication of where the future of energy is heading here in Ireland. Solar panel installation continues to grow and the expected production of our system at Courtown Leisure Centre can act as a case in point of [...]

Solar Case Study: An ‘Eco Pub’ Uses Activ8

By | 2017-05-12T08:26:55+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy|

Andy's Bar & Restaurant Use Activ8 For Solar During Their Energy Efficiency Improvements Andy's Bar & Restaurant in Monaghan Town featured in the Irish Independent as one of Ireland's first 'eco pubs'. It was great to see the family owned establishment getting national media attention given their environmental efforts in the running of their business. [...]