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

May 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 38,209 Views 166 Comments

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

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

May 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,169 Views 30 Comments

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

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 18,352 Views 13 Comments

Take note.

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 39,267 Views 63 Comments

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

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 621 Views 0 Comments

Take note.

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

Dec 6th 2015, 7:00 PM 33,794 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.

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

Oct 30th 2014, 4:08 PM 13,865 Views 66 Comments

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

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

Sep 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 17,505 Views 28 Comments

…Especially women and children.

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

Jul 31st 2014, 4:09 PM 5,276 Views 25 Comments

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

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance
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Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance

Jul 15th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,734 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.

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

Jul 8th 2014, 3:49 PM 9,561 Views 42 Comments

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

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

May 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 119 Views 125 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,719 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.

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

Apr 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,661 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.

Permission refused for Offaly wind farm
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Permission refused for Offaly wind farm

Jan 9th 2014, 3:42 PM 16,689 Views 155 Comments

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

IKEA to invest in Leitrim wind farm to power Irish stores
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IKEA to invest in Leitrim wind farm to power Irish stores

Aug 12th 2013, 1:58 PM 7,598 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Apr 26th 2013, 1:23 PM 14,629 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Apr 8th 2013, 10:43 AM 7,358 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.

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

Nov 28th 2012, 4:43 PM 5,089 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.

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

Nov 23rd 2012, 2:48 PM 5,141 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
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Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court

Nov 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 8,043 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.

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

Apr 29th 2012, 8:15 AM 75 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.

Enda Kenny announces 145 new jobs in green energy
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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.