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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 [...]

Activ8 Supplier, Wuxi Suntech, Awarded “Top Brand PV” by EuPD Research In Germany

By | 2017-07-14T16:15:33+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Company News, Solar PV|

Our solar PV panel supplier, Wuxi Suntech has been awarded “Top Brand PV” seal from EuPD Research in Germany Wuxi Suntech, Activ8 Solar Energies primary solar PV panel supplier has recently received high recognition for the quality of the product they provide. The quality of their components is precisely why we use their solar photovoltaic [...]

Activ8 Solar Energies Exclusive Distribution Agreement with ESDEC BV

By | 2017-05-12T08:26:53+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Solar PV|

Esdec, a leader in innovative rooftop mounting systems for photovoltaic installations, entered into an exclusive distributor agreement with Activ8 Energies, based upon our solar experience here in Ireland and Northern Ireland over the last 13+ years. With this agreement, Esdec will further extend the availability of its patented ClickFit and FlatFix Fusion systems for rooftop [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Activ8 Suppliers Recognised in EuPD Research as Top Solar Brands

By | 2016-11-04T12:05:48+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Company News, Solar PV|

There is a reason we work with specific partners and suppliers in the solar industry. We value quality, efficiency and performance above all else. That is also the reason why we chased ISO 9001 accreditation in 2015 with such purpose. Within Activ8 Group, everything is in our control, the way in which the products we [...]

Australia Saves $1 Billion Per Year With Solar

By | 2017-05-12T08:26:58+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Solar PV|

As far as the energy industry is concerned, Australia has proven that the efficient implementation of simple ideas can yield unprecedented and unbelievable results. Australia's embracing of alternative energy in the form of its nationwide solar PV panel project has taken the country by storm, saving it more than $1 billion per year on power [...]

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 at Reception of NSAI ISO9001 Certification Event

By | 2017-05-12T08:26:59+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Company News, Solar Energy, Solar PV|

Our General Manager Aidan Marron, along with our Installation Manager Stephen Duffy, attended the recent NSAI event where a number of companies were awarded their NSAI certificates. We were there to collect our ISO 9001 Accreditation for our Quality Management Systems. This event was used by the NSAI to showcase the direct correlation between companies [...]