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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]