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#Energy

From TheJournal.ie It's something: The sun is set to save Dublin €21,000 a year Green Planet

It's something: The sun is set to save Dublin €21,000 a year

A number of the council buildings are set to be fitted with solar panels.

From TheJournal.ie The government wants to talk to those who are in 'energy poverty' Energy Poverty

The government wants to talk to those who are in 'energy poverty'

Submissions on a paper on energy affordability can be made until February 27.

From TheJournal.ie Your electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper Meters To Go

Your electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper

Good news, for a change. But just for Bord Gáis Energy customers (Electric Ireland customers have been getting their discount for a while now).

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland consider nuclear power? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland consider nuclear power?

Energy Minister Alex White says nuclear power needs to be included in the debate.

From The42 Fancy these utterly simple brownies? They're the perfect snack for a Christmas hike Energy
From TheJournal.ie Energy prices are at their lowest point for four years Power Up

Energy prices are at their lowest point for four years

Thanks to the collapse in price of Brent crude oil.

From TheJournal.ie Want to eat a healthier diet? Here's how (and it's simple and cheap) Happy Pair
From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Is it time for Ireland to embrace nuclear energy? Energy

Opinion: Is it time for Ireland to embrace nuclear energy?

The pros of going nuclear far outweigh the cons, and the overall net benefit is is much greater than continuing to burn fossil fuels.

From TheJournal.ie Our cows are emitting so much gas that Ireland is looking for help from the EU Cattle

Our cows are emitting so much gas that Ireland is looking for help from the EU

The agriculture sector is looking for special treatment on new greenhouse gas targets.

From TheJournal.ie EU decisions could mean higher electricity prices for all of us Policy

EU decisions could mean higher electricity prices for all of us

The ESRI looks at Ireland’s energy supply in a new report.

From TheJournal.ie Our floor space is increasing and our energy use is decreasing On The Up

Our floor space is increasing and our energy use is decreasing

New figures from the CSO show an increase in both floor space and in the number of new houses receiving better energy ratings.

From TheJournal.ie Infographic: Pedal power is up in Dublin, but we're using far less energy overall In The City

Infographic: Pedal power is up in Dublin, but we're using far less energy overall

Cycling in Dublin rose by 82% over five years.

From TheJournal.ie The Environment Minister says he wouldn't want to live beside a wind turbine NIMBY

The Environment Minister says he wouldn't want to live beside a wind turbine

The Labour Party deputy leader was speaking to local radio in Waterford this morning.

From TheJournal.ie There will be no decisions made on fracking in Ireland for at least 2 years Fracking

There will be no decisions made on fracking in Ireland for at least 2 years

The department of Minister of State Joe McHugh has issued a statement in response the announcement by Mark Durkan.

From TheJournal.ie Frack off: Minister blocks test drilling in Fermanagh Belcoo

Frack off: Minister blocks test drilling in Fermanagh

Mark H Durkan says that full planning permission is required.

From TheJournal.ie Protests continue at Fermanagh drilling site as worker's home is petrol bombed Belcoo

Protests continue at Fermanagh drilling site as worker's home is petrol bombed

The Belcoo site has been home to bitter protests over the use of fracking.

From TheJournal.ie An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station Nuclear

An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruled against the Irish body today over the Hinkley Point power plant project.

From TheJournal.ie Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers Dangerous

Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers

This is the third successful prosecution by CER this year.

From TheJournal.ie Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance Wind Farms

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Why is community renewable energy important? Community Energy

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Nuclear energy is the cleanest, safest, and cheapest – why do we continue to reject it? Nuclear

Opinion: Nuclear energy is the cleanest, safest, and cheapest – why do we continue to reject it?

Fossil fuels are messy, costly, dangerous to workers and killing our planet. Nuclear energy could be the answer if we let go of illogical, emotional arguments against it.

From TheJournal.ie UCD launches postdoc programme to help develop Irish energy industry Research

UCD launches postdoc programme to help develop Irish energy industry

The postdoctoral fellowship programme, valued at €4.6m, aims to expand the capacity of the Irish energy sector, which is said to be short of qualified personnel.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal County Council may turn the lights off at night to save money Lights Out

Donegal County Council may turn the lights off at night to save money

The council spends €1.9 million a year on their lights and wants to

From TheJournal.ie Four-year gas price low drives Irish electricity costs down Gas Stuff

Four-year gas price low drives Irish electricity costs down

The main risk to energy prices remains unforeseen shocks to the world oil market, Bord Gais said.

From TheJournal.ie Obama wants to cut carbon emissions from power plants by 30% - not everyone agrees Ambitious

Obama wants to cut carbon emissions from power plants by 30% - not everyone agrees

Cuts are politically sensitive as coal, among the dirtiest energy sources, remains a major US industry.

From TheJournal.ie From July, Bord Gáis will no longer have to apply to set their own prices Deregulated

From July, Bord Gáis will no longer have to apply to set their own prices

Price experts say it’s a good thing because it means better competition.

From TheJournal.ie Latest wind turbines for multinationals in Cork harbour energy project switched on Johnson And Johnson

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man prosecuted for wrongfully impersonating a registered gas installer Gas Character

Man prosecuted for wrongfully impersonating a registered gas installer

The man was given probation for installing a boiler without a licence.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many homes had their gas and electricity disconnected last year Energy

Here's how many homes had their gas and electricity disconnected last year

There has been a decline in disconnection of both gas and electricity, the Commission for Energy Regulation said today.

From TheJournal.ie Engage with your energy supplier and you won't be cut off Deal

Engage with your energy supplier and you won't be cut off

That’s the guarantee under a new code of practice providers have signed up to.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the ban on nuclear power should be lifted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the ban on nuclear power should be lifted?

The Green Paper on Energy says it would be “technically possible” to build a small nuclear power plant in County Clare.

From TheJournal.ie More turbines or less? Coal, wave, solar? Have your say Get Energised

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Russia threatens to cut off Ukrainian gas in three weeks Gas Stuff

Russia threatens to cut off Ukrainian gas in three weeks

Russia has told its neighbour “pay the debts and we can agree something”.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial Poolbeg plan gets green light from EU Waste Not

Controversial Poolbeg plan gets green light from EU

But TD Kevin Humphreys still thinks the plans should be scrapped, saying today it is a waste of taxpayers’ money.

From TheJournal.ie This Canary island is the first in world to become energy self-sufficient Green Isle

This Canary island is the first in world to become energy self-sufficient

And they did it all through wind and water power.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Ireland's new system of postcodes will look like Eircode

Here's what Ireland's new system of postcodes will look like

The format of the seven-digit Eircode has been detailed.

From TheJournal.ie This is the 'new coffee' that Ireland is becoming obsessed with Matcha

This is the 'new coffee' that Ireland is becoming obsessed with

Matcha green tea has seen a surge in popularity this year.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm doing this because I'm concerned and worried': Anti-pylon candidate on why he's not actually anti-pylons Election 2014

'I'm doing this because I'm concerned and worried': Anti-pylon candidate on why he's not actually anti-pylons

Fianna Fáil’s Kieran Hartley says that the government should be looking at alternative energy sources and explains why he wouldn’t mind a wind turbine in a community, as long as it is benefiting that community.

From TheJournal.ie Green Party has 'maintained its shape under enormous pressure': Mark Dearey looks to Brussels European Elections

Green Party has 'maintained its shape under enormous pressure': Mark Dearey looks to Brussels

Currently a Dundalk town councillor, Dearey will be running in the new Midlands-North-West constituency.