Carbon Emissions

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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 [...]

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 [...]

The Future of Green Energy in The Emerald Isle

By | 2016-05-18T09:21:30+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Solar Energy|

Renewed doubt has been cast over Ireland’s ability to meet sustainable EU greenhouse gas targets for 2020 with emissions across the transport and agriculture sectors set to increase over coming years.   With emissions attributed to the transport and agriculture sectors set to increase over the coming years, our ability as a nation to meet the [...]

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2015: The Warmest Year on Record – How Solar Can Help

By | 2017-05-12T08:27:00+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Solar Energy|

It has emerged, in line with the yearly trends, that 2015 was the hottest year that the planet Earth as a whole has experienced since the creation of reliable records in 1880. As a company positioned in the renewable energy business, this brings up a number of questions, issues and general discussion points about how [...]

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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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Ireland’s Renewables Cut Carbon Emissions to record low in 2014

By | 2017-05-12T08:27:03+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Solar Energy|

SEAI Release 2014 Data on Carbon Emissions The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) recently released new data revealing the extent to which the production of renewable energy in Ireland has helped cut the carbon content of electricity production. The exact figure revealed amounts to a total of 2.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions were [...]

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