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Your crash course in... the EU's trillion-euro plan to be climate-neutral by 2050 From Business ETC

Your crash course in... the EU's trillion-euro plan to be climate-neutral by 2050

Jan 16th 2020, 12:58 AM 754 Views 0 Comments

Ireland has a part to play as Europe looks to transform its economy in response to the climate crisis.

'Wind and wave are our oil and gas': How Ireland could harness the power of the ocean
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'Wind and wave are our oil and gas': How Ireland could harness the power of the ocean

Dec 20th 2019, 11:04 AM 440 Views 0 Comments

The wave energy industry has potential, but it won’t all be plain sailing.

'Wind and wave are our oil and gas': How Ireland could harness the power of the ocean
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'Wind and wave are our oil and gas': How Ireland could harness the power of the ocean

Dec 15th 2019, 1:01 AM 3,554 Views 0 Comments

The wave energy industry has potential, but it won’t all be plain sailing.

A floating data centre in Limerick has been given clearance, ending a months-long dispute
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A floating data centre in Limerick has been given clearance, ending a months-long dispute

Sep 5th 2019, 5:00 PM 2,252 Views 0 Comments

A group that had opposed the project previously said it was incompatible with shipping in the port.

Ireland's electric vehicle future is facing a chicken-and-egg problem
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Ireland's electric vehicle future is facing a chicken-and-egg problem

Aug 15th 2019, 3:20 PM 7,906 Views 38 Comments

Registrations of EVs have increased the last six months but charge points are playing catch up.

Marine robot company Xocean has North America in its sights
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Marine robot company Xocean has North America in its sights

Aug 14th 2019, 3:00 PM 597 Views 0 Comments

The fast-growing outfit is expanding stateside as it plots its international expansion.

Amazon has agreed a deal to buy all of the energy from a new windfarm in Cork
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Amazon has agreed a deal to buy all of the energy from a new windfarm in Cork

Updated Aug 1st 2019, 2:58 PM 20,691 Views 15 Comments

It is the second renewable energy deal the tech giant has secured with Invis Energy in Ireland.

The battery that powers your phone is one of the recycling sector's big challenges
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The battery that powers your phone is one of the recycling sector's big challenges

Jun 19th 2019, 5:30 PM 679 Views 0 Comments

So says not-for-profit WEEE Ireland, which collected more than 36,000 tonnes of electronics waste last year.

Fancy jacks and coffee called Rosa: Inside Maxol's big bet on food
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Fancy jacks and coffee called Rosa: Inside Maxol's big bet on food

Apr 4th 2019, 6:00 PM 1,759 Views 0 Comments

The fuel reseller is planning big investments in tech, food and bathrooms.

Limerick port accuses its clients of trying to kill a floating data centre project 'at all costs'
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Limerick port accuses its clients of trying to kill a floating data centre project 'at all costs'

Feb 7th 2019, 5:17 PM 1,060 Views 2 Comments

US firm Nautilus – backed by the Irish State – is due to develop the facility in Limerick city.

EirGrid wants a cybersecurity team to poke holes in its systems to prevent hackers getting in
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EirGrid wants a cybersecurity team to poke holes in its systems to prevent hackers getting in

Feb 6th 2019, 1:00 AM 870 Views 0 Comments

The winning firm will test the electricity operator’s servers and infrastructure for vulnerabilities.

Limerick port accuses its clients of trying to kill a floating data centre project 'at all costs'
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Limerick port accuses its clients of trying to kill a floating data centre project 'at all costs'

Feb 5th 2019, 6:01 PM 2,356 Views 0 Comments

US firm Nautilus – backed by the Irish State – is due to develop the facility in Limerick city.

'It's not just a man and his dog': Echelon's boss says negative 'myths' surround data centres
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'It's not just a man and his dog': Echelon's boss says negative 'myths' surround data centres

Jan 31st 2019, 1:01 AM 1,326 Views 0 Comments

It has been warned that data centres could be a big drain on Ireland’s power grid.

Limerick waste software firm AMCS is hunting for more deals after its latest acquisition
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Limerick waste software firm AMCS is hunting for more deals after its latest acquisition

Jan 24th 2019, 5:27 PM 795 Views 0 Comments

The company added a German rival to its lengthy list of takeovers.

Hauliers want to run their trucks on greener fuel - but there's hardly anywhere to top up the tank
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Hauliers want to run their trucks on greener fuel - but there's hardly anywhere to top up the tank

Jan 24th 2019, 3:34 PM 860 Views 2 Comments

Over a dozen refuelling points are meant to be open by the end of the year, but only one is operational.

Hauliers want to run their trucks on greener fuel - but there's hardly anywhere to top up the tank
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Hauliers want to run their trucks on greener fuel - but there's hardly anywhere to top up the tank

Jan 23rd 2019, 5:01 PM 1,496 Views 0 Comments

Over a dozen refuelling points are meant to be open by the end of the year, but only one is operational.

'When you start your own business it's not always 9 to 5, sometimes it's more like 24/7'
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'When you start your own business it's not always 9 to 5, sometimes it's more like 24/7'

Jan 9th 2019, 3:00 PM 831 Views 0 Comments

Pinergy’s Enda Gunnell talks about the challenges of starting a business and doing stock takes on a farm.

Industrial lights are really dull - and that's given birth to a whole new industry
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Industrial lights are really dull - and that's given birth to a whole new industry

Dec 14th 2018, 9:53 AM 1,809 Views 0 Comments

Lighting-as-a-service is tipped to balloon into a multibillion-dollar industry by the mid-2020s.

Industrial lights are really dull - and that's given birth to a whole new industry
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Industrial lights are really dull - and that's given birth to a whole new industry

Dec 9th 2018, 1:00 AM 1,889 Views 0 Comments

Lighting-as-a-service is tipped to balloon into a multibillion-dollar industry by the mid-2020s.

'If Dublin were a car, it'd be running on four bald tyres with no spare in the boot'
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'If Dublin were a car, it'd be running on four bald tyres with no spare in the boot'

Nov 25th 2018, 3:00 PM 824 Views 0 Comments

We have to stop pressing the snooze button when it comes to our water supply crisis.

Excess heat from Amazon's giant data centre will be used to warm homes in Tallaght
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Excess heat from Amazon's giant data centre will be used to warm homes in Tallaght

Nov 22nd 2018, 3:02 PM 20,510 Views 20 Comments

The local authority has a €15 million plan for Ireland’s first data centre-based ‘district heating system’.

Excess heat from Amazon's giant data centre will be used to warm homes in Tallaght
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Excess heat from Amazon's giant data centre will be used to warm homes in Tallaght

Nov 21st 2018, 1:00 AM 6,835 Views 0 Comments

The local authority has a €15 million plan for Ireland’s first data centre-based ‘district heating system’.

Crowley Carbon is building a developer team in Sofia because Dublin talent is too costly
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Crowley Carbon is building a developer team in Sofia because Dublin talent is too costly

Nov 10th 2018, 5:30 PM 19,362 Views 19 Comments

The Bulgarian capital is providing the energy tech firm a more cost-effective way to scale.

Crowley Carbon is building a developer team in Sofia because Dublin talent is too costly
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Crowley Carbon is building a developer team in Sofia because Dublin talent is too costly

Nov 8th 2018, 5:24 PM 765 Views 0 Comments

The Bulgarian capital is providing the energy tech firm a more cost-effective way to scale.

Crowley Carbon is building a developer team in Sofia because Dublin talent is too costly
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Crowley Carbon is building a developer team in Sofia because Dublin talent is too costly

Nov 5th 2018, 1:00 AM 1,774 Views 0 Comments

The Bulgarian capital is providing the energy tech firm a more cost-effective way to scale.

'To keep attracting foreign investment, Ireland needs to get its act together on water'
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'To keep attracting foreign investment, Ireland needs to get its act together on water'

Oct 27th 2018, 12:00 PM 890 Views 0 Comments

We should use the resource as a calling card and follow the lead of forward-thinking countries.

Bord na Móna will shed up to 430 staff as it fast-tracks a shift away from peat
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Bord na Móna will shed up to 430 staff as it fast-tracks a shift away from peat

Oct 24th 2018, 1:52 PM 227 Views 0 Comments

The semi-state company wants to complete a move to renewable energy two years early.

Cork startup Solo Energy wants people to sell renewable power to their neighbours
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Cork startup Solo Energy wants people to sell renewable power to their neighbours

Oct 6th 2018, 2:00 PM 1,257 Views 0 Comments

The company is creating a blockchain-powered system for trading energy.

Dublin ocean energy firm OpenHydro is going under with debts of €280 million
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Dublin ocean energy firm OpenHydro is going under with debts of €280 million

Sep 27th 2018, 2:37 PM 2,220 Views 0 Comments

Investors hoped the company could be saved, but it’s now headed for liquidation.

Ireland is falling behind when it comes to offshore wind energy. Here's what needs to change
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From Business ETC
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Ireland is falling behind when it comes to offshore wind energy. Here's what needs to change

Sep 23rd 2018, 2:00 PM 724 Views 0 Comments

Policy clarity is needed to unlock the country’s renewable power potential.

Filling station operator Top Oil has been bought by a Canadian fuel giant
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Filling station operator Top Oil has been bought by a Canadian fuel giant

Aug 21st 2018, 1:17 PM 1,372 Views 0 Comments

New owners Irving Oil also operate Ireland’s only oil refinery in Cork.

Once destined for liquidation, energy group OpenHydro has a new prospect of survival
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Once destined for liquidation, energy group OpenHydro has a new prospect of survival

Aug 17th 2018, 5:26 PM 1,268 Views 0 Comments

Liquidators were only appointed to the ‘seriously insolvent’ group last month.

'I wasn't going to college - all my friends were working for themselves and I wanted that too'
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'I wasn't going to college - all my friends were working for themselves and I wanted that too'

Aug 16th 2018, 5:16 PM 941 Views 1 Comment

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Smartzone.

'I wasn't going to college - all my friends were working for themselves and I wanted that too'
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From Business ETC
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'I wasn't going to college - all my friends were working for themselves and I wanted that too'

Aug 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 1,382 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Smartzone.

'Seriously insolvent' renewable energy group OpenHydro is headed for liquidation
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'Seriously insolvent' renewable energy group OpenHydro is headed for liquidation

Jul 26th 2018, 5:36 PM 2,140 Views 0 Comments

The tidal energy outfit racked up debts of €280 million, the High Court has heard.

After a 'turbulent' year of plant closures, Bord na Móna posted a multimillion-euro loss
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After a 'turbulent' year of plant closures, Bord na Móna posted a multimillion-euro loss

Jul 23rd 2018, 4:18 PM 739 Views 0 Comments

The semi-state group made some “difficult decisions” to close a number of operations.

Cork locals are bringing their battle against the Ringaskiddy harbour incinerator to the High Court
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Cork locals are bringing their battle against the Ringaskiddy harbour incinerator to the High Court

Jul 20th 2018, 1:01 AM 194 Views 0 Comments

Community groups are seeking a judicial review after raising over €60,000 in a GoFundMe campaign.

The operator of Poolbeg's incinerator has floated plans to significant lift capacity
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The operator of Poolbeg's incinerator has floated plans to significant lift capacity

Jul 13th 2018, 3:28 PM 13,461 Views 44 Comments

Covanta could seek to change its licence so it can burn another 90,000 tonnes of waste.

The operator of Poolbeg's incinerator has floated plans to significant lift capacity
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The operator of Poolbeg's incinerator has floated plans to significant lift capacity

Jul 13th 2018, 3:17 PM 466 Views 0 Comments

Covanta could seek to change its licence so it can burn another 90,000 tonnes of waste.

This Irish firm has landed millions to help businesses switch to energy-saving lights
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This Irish firm has landed millions to help businesses switch to energy-saving lights

Jul 12th 2018, 1:00 AM 532 Views 0 Comments

The €55 million in new lending will be used to boost UrbanVolt’s international expansion.

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