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#Green Energy

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie By 2018, transport fleets like Bus Éireann will have green energy buses Green Light

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

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

From TheJournal.ie What are the Irish catchphrases for the next generation? Sponsored By Sse Airtricity
From TheJournal.ie 8 words for weather that only exist in Ireland Sponsored By Sse Airtricity

8 words for weather that only exist in Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie What are the Irish catchphrases for the next generation? Sponsored By Sse Airtrcity
From TheJournal.ie The tallest building in the world will be an Iraqi skyscraper The Bride

The tallest building in the world will be an Iraqi skyscraper

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.

From TheJournal.ie ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support Power Play

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

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

From TheJournal.ie How cooking with coal and wood fires is killing millions around the world TURF'S UP

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

…Especially women and children.

From TheJournal.ie ESB power stations cut CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes last year Getting Greener

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New website holds microscope to "industry-driven" wind energy production in Ireland Wind Aware

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.

From TheJournal.ie Permission refused for Offaly wind farm Green Energy

Permission refused for Offaly wind farm

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

From TheJournal.ie IKEA to invest in Leitrim wind farm to power Irish stores Green Energy

IKEA to invest in Leitrim wind farm to power Irish stores

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

From TheJournal.ie Gas from a dump in Kildare to become electricity for 14,000 houses Energy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 90% of construction industry insiders believe wind should be primary energy source Wind Energy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie European Investment Bank provides €155m loan to Bord Gáis for wind farms Green Energy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Potential for 10,000 extra jobs in green economy by 2015 - Bruton Green Economy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court Environment

Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why I'm bringing the DeLorean back - as an electric car Back To The Future

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny announces 145 new jobs in green energy Jobswatch

Enda Kenny announces 145 new jobs in green energy

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