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#renewables

# renewables - Monday 14 May, 2018

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

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

# renewables - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Explainer: Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250km from Ireland?

Last week, the UK government stalled on signing off on a new nuclear power plant – just the latest setback in a decade long saga.

# renewables - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Poll: Should Ireland subsidise solar energy companies to develop here? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland subsidise solar energy companies to develop here?

Ireland needs to meet EU renewable energy targets – with the prospect of serious financial penalties slapped on us if we don’t make them.

# renewables - Sunday 24 April, 2016

This fuelless plane may just be changing the future of air travel This post contains videos

This fuelless plane may just be changing the future of air travel

Solar Impulse 2 flew across the Pacific at night with no fuel.

# renewables - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

6 facts about Irish energy use that will make you stop and think Sponsored By Wind Energy This post contains a poll

6 facts about Irish energy use that will make you stop and think

Did you know we’re one of the most energy-dependent countries in Europe?

# renewables - Friday 1 May, 2015

Tesla wants your home to be battery powered

It could allow homes to be self-sufficient in terms of power.

# renewables - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

# renewables - Monday 16 June, 2014

Opinion: Why is community renewable energy important?

We are at a crossroads in Ireland in terms of energy; check out this 5 point plan about why community-owned renewables could be the answer.

# renewables - Friday 30 May, 2014

Latest wind turbines for multinationals in Cork harbour energy project switched on

Two wind turbines are hoped to reduce costs at Johnson and Johnson plants in the area.

# renewables - Thursday 10 April, 2014

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

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

# renewables - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Column: Will fracking be added to our energy mix? Ireland has questions to answer first

Until we have an honest discussion about the limited number of energy choices available – and the risks and rewards of each – we will remain entirely at the mercy of global forces, writes Alice Whittaker.

# renewables - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Financial supports for wind, wave and tidal energy creation "not appropriate"

ESRI Review of Irish Energy Policy also makes case for bringing Corrib gas field to production “rapidly” – and says nuclear power will not work for Ireland.