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Reforms relating to offshore wind projects will lead to a "revolution" in renewable energy, according to the Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The Marine Development Bill will make changes to the application assessment for offshore renewable projects... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

Investment in technology and system services can help Transmission System Operators (TSOs) operate the power grid in a stable, secure manner while boosting renewable generation for a greener future... Read more

ABP, one of Europe's largest private agribusiness companies, has announced the introduction of new sustainable packaging. The new packaging will see the amount of plastics used to package its meat products reduced by 70%. It will consist of... Read more

Ratification of the free trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur is "hard to imagine" if Brazil continues its failure to contain the fires that are currently devastating large swathes of the Amazon rainforest, said the President of... Read more

The French renewable energy firm Neoen has announced that it is buying eight wind farms, with a capacity of 53 MW, in the Republic of Ireland for €25.8-million... Read more

The energy regulatory bodies of France and Ireland, CRE and CRU respectively, have thrown their support behind a bid by the Celtic Interconnector underwater power cable project to receive a minimum of 60% of its €930-million investment from EU grants Read more

A Dublin-based company, Silicon Kingdom Holdings (SKH) has announced its intent to begin planting "mechanical trees" in the US. The "trees", developed by researchers at Arizona State University, will suck CO2 from the air and allow it to be stored... Read more

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is leading a pan-European project looking to accelerate and develop the ocean energy sector. The Ocean Power Innovation Network (OPIN) has a 3 year budget of €2.6-million and sees a partnership... Read more

Funding of €31-million has been approved for an ambitious four-year floating wind project off Ireland's west coast. Subject to consent, a full-scale floating wind turbine is to be deployed at a test site run by the Sustainable Energy Authority of... Read more

Dublin’s airport operator daa has awarded the contract for the construction of Dublin Airports new North Runway to a consortium comprising Ireland’s Roadbridge and Spain’s FCC Construccíon. Read more

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