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# green-energy - Monday 14 May, 2018

Column: 'We are haemorrhaging €5-6bn per year to pay for expensive and dirty fuels'
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# Read Me

Column: 'We are haemorrhaging €5-6bn per year to pay for expensive and dirty fuels'

May 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 38,191 Views 168 Comments

Our government itself is the biggest fossil fuel addict, given all of the excise duty and carbon taxes it collects, writes Grattan Healy.

# green-energy - Sunday 28 May, 2017

By 2018, transport fleets like Bus Éireann will have green energy buses
# Green Light
# Green Light

By 2018, transport fleets like Bus Éireann will have green energy buses

May 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,096 Views 30 Comments

Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and school buses will have sustainable-energy buses in their fleet by 2018.

# green-energy - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

What are the Irish catchphrases for the next generation?
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What are the Irish catchphrases for the next generation?

Nov 1st 2016, 11:29 AM 18,342 Views 14 Comments

Take note.

# green-energy - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

8 words for weather that only exist in Ireland
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8 words for weather that only exist in Ireland

Oct 5th 2016, 10:38 AM 37,436 Views 63 Comments

Repeat after us: Tá an ghrian ag scoilteadh na gcloch…

# green-energy - Friday 23 September, 2016

What are the Irish catchphrases for the next generation?
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What are the Irish catchphrases for the next generation?

Sep 23rd 2016, 4:20 PM 596 Views 0 Comments

Take note.

# green-energy - Sunday 6 December, 2015

The tallest building in the world will be an Iraqi skyscraper
# The Bride
# The Bride

The tallest building in the world will be an Iraqi skyscraper

Dec 6th 2015, 7:00 PM 33,779 Views 49 Comments

With its iconic ‘veil’ of solar panels, the four-tower behemoth will produce as much energy as it consumes — a breakthrough in tall-building design.

# green-energy - Thursday 30 October, 2014

ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support
# Power Play
# Power Play

ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support

Oct 30th 2014, 4:08 PM 13,855 Views 66 Comments

Targets and backing for the renewable-energy sources should end after 2020, the state supplier says.

# green-energy - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

How cooking with coal and wood fires is killing millions around the world
# TURF'S UP
# TURF'S UP

How cooking with coal and wood fires is killing millions around the world

Sep 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 17,468 Views 30 Comments

…Especially women and children.

# green-energy - Thursday 31 July, 2014

ESB power stations cut CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes last year
# Getting Greener
# Getting Greener

ESB power stations cut CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes last year

Jul 31st 2014, 4:09 PM 5,273 Views 26 Comments

Despite the good figures, Eamon Ryan is worried about a “lack of political will” on renewable energy.

# green-energy - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance
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# Wind Farms

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance

Jul 15th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,722 Views 39 Comments

People Over Wind want to launch a legal challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s granting of planning permission for the Cullenagh Wind Farm project.

# green-energy - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Co Clare wave energy project awarded €23m to develop technology
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

Co Clare wave energy project awarded €23m to develop technology

Jul 8th 2014, 3:49 PM 9,547 Views 42 Comments

ESB-led renewable energy project aims to generate electricity by 2018.

# green-energy - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion

May 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 95 Views 125 Comments

Is nuclear fusion the answer to the world energy crisis? It might be the only future hope to power our planet.

# green-energy - Monday 12 May, 2014

More turbines or less? Coal, wave, solar? Have your say
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# Get Energised

More turbines or less? Coal, wave, solar? Have your say

May 12th 2014, 10:23 PM 6,903 Views 79 Comments

The government wants to know how you feel about the future of energy in Ireland.

# green-energy - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Government accused of using 'spin' to take attention away from wind farm protests
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# Protest Goes On

Government accused of using 'spin' to take attention away from wind farm protests

Apr 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,702 Views 63 Comments

Campaigners claim that nothing has changed after the weekend’s announcement that a deal couldn’t reached with the UK on wind energy export.

# green-energy - Thursday 10 April, 2014

New website holds microscope to "industry-driven" wind energy production in Ireland
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# Wind Aware

New website holds microscope to "industry-driven" wind energy production in Ireland

Apr 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,655 Views 113 Comments

Wind Area Ireland is a launching a site today that it hopes will become a resource for communities, journalists, and policy-makers.

# green-energy - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Permission refused for Offaly wind farm
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# Green Energy

Permission refused for Offaly wind farm

Jan 9th 2014, 3:42 PM 16,617 Views 155 Comments

An Bord Pleanála said the ten 110 metre wind turbines at Cloghan would injure the visual amenities of the area.

# green-energy - Monday 12 August, 2013

IKEA to invest in Leitrim wind farm to power Irish stores
# Green Energy
# Green Energy

IKEA to invest in Leitrim wind farm to power Irish stores

Aug 12th 2013, 1:58 PM 7,591 Views 38 Comments

The new facility in Carrickeeny will have the capacity to generate the equivalent electricity for approximately 5,500 houses a year.

# green-energy - Friday 26 April, 2013

Gas from a dump in Kildare to become electricity for 14,000 houses
# Energy
# Energy

Gas from a dump in Kildare to become electricity for 14,000 houses

Apr 26th 2013, 1:23 PM 14,612 Views 50 Comments

Bord na Móna is building a landfill gas power plant at the Drehid facility near Allenwood, with production beginning next year.

# green-energy - Monday 8 April, 2013

90% of construction industry insiders believe wind should be primary energy source
# Wind Energy
# Wind Energy

90% of construction industry insiders believe wind should be primary energy source

Apr 8th 2013, 10:43 AM 7,354 Views 99 Comments

A survey has shown that most industry insiders also think €100 or higher would be a fair water charge for a four person household.

# green-energy - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

European Investment Bank provides €155m loan to Bord Gáis for wind farms
# Green Energy
# Green Energy

European Investment Bank provides €155m loan to Bord Gáis for wind farms

Nov 28th 2012, 4:43 PM 5,083 Views 50 Comments

It is expected that the new expansion programme will increase the operational wind capacity of Bord Gáis by more than 50 per cent.

# green-energy - Friday 23 November, 2012

Potential for 10,000 extra jobs in green economy by 2015 - Bruton
# Green Economy
# Green Economy

Potential for 10,000 extra jobs in green economy by 2015 - Bruton

Nov 23rd 2012, 2:48 PM 5,140 Views 33 Comments

The Green economy is worth more than €3 trillion worldwide and employs more than 30 million people.

Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court
# Environment
# Environment

Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court

Nov 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 8,031 Views 33 Comments

Pat Swords claims the public have been denied their legal right to participate in planning and funding decisions for green energy projects.

# green-energy - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Column: Why I'm bringing the DeLorean back - as an electric car
# Back To The Future
# Back To The Future

Column: Why I'm bringing the DeLorean back - as an electric car

Apr 29th 2012, 8:15 AM 74 Views 53 Comments

Electricity is more readily available and cheaper than petrol, but people need to be converted to electric cars and realise that you can still get high performance from those vehicles, writes Stephen Wynne.

# green-energy - Friday 15 July, 2011

Enda Kenny announces 145 new jobs in green energy
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# Jobswatch

Enda Kenny announces 145 new jobs in green energy

Jul 15th 2011, 10:07 AM 561 Views 4 Comments

The positions will be created over the next three years at a Galway firm making small wind turbines for homes and farms.