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What Apples €13 Billion Could Do For Irish Homeowners, Even Clear 30 Years of Water Charges!

By | 2016-09-01T16:09:00+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy|

In the wake of the European Commissions recent ruling of €13 billion tax payments owed to the Irish government, we decided we would put that figure into context that we here at Activ8 Energies and the citizens of Ireland would understand. Heating and powering your home can cost a lot of money, not quite in [...]

Using Recent UK Renewable Developments as an Irish Solar Case Study

By | 2017-05-12T08:26:57+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy, Solar PV|

Using the UK as a Case Study for Irish Renewables Although we may not agree with everything that is done across the Irish Sea, we have to admire the UK's commitment to renewable energy production. Through our sister company, Solar NI, we have been able to play a small part in the recently released figures [...]

New Name For Department Sees Climate Change Importance Grow in Government

By | 2017-05-12T08:26:59+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy, Solar PV|

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Denis Naughten said the department would be known as the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment when the transfer of functions from the previous Department of Environment, Community and Local Government was completed. Mr Naughten said the transfer of the environment function allowed the synergies between climate [...]

Activ8 Solar Energies Feature in Irish Examiner

By | 2017-05-12T08:27:02+00:00 January 8th, 2016|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy|

Activ8 Solar Energies National Coverage We were recently featured in the Irish Examiner with the newspaper highlighting poor representation at the COP 21 in Paris, but more importantly, showcasing Irish consumers willingness to go green. We here at Activ8 Solar Energies, can testify to this after a successful 2015 and big plans for 2016. There [...]

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A Guide to passing Part L with Solar PV

By | 2016-05-04T15:23:54+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy, Solar PV|

With Part L Solar PV installations slowly growing into a staple of what we do here in Activ8 Solar Energies, we have created a page on our website completely devoted to Part L. Here we describe how we can help with the process of specifying, co-ordinating and fitting Solar PV to help your newbuild comply [...]

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Ireland’s Commitment to Change at COP21 Summit Challenged

By | 2017-05-12T08:27:03+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy|

Could Ireland Have Committed to More Change at COP21 Paris? On Monday of this week, as we got ready for another week of work in the world of renewable energy, our Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny, addressed many of the world's leading nations' leaders in Paris at the COP 21 global summit on climate change. It [...]

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HRI Scheme – Everything you need to know | Activ8 Solar Energies

By | 2017-05-12T08:27:03+00:00 November 20th, 2015|Government Grants/ Incentives, Solar Energy|

Activ8 Solar Energies' Definitive Guide to the Home Renovation Incentive Scheme In 2013, the Irish Government launched the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) scheme which gives a Tax Credit of 13.5% off the price of home improvement works carried out on your home. And with Activ8 Solar Energies as a Qualifying Contractor, solar panel installations meet the home improvement [...]

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