SEAI Celebrate Successful Year

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has published its achievements statement for 2016, highlighting its advocacy and support schemes which delivered €130 million in efficiency upgrades. Over 24,000 homes and almost 400 community buildings benefited from the works completed. The national energy authority also provided almost €5m funding to 41 research, development and demonstration More Info »

SEAI Release Ireland’s Official National Energy Statistics

National Energy Statistics The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has released Ireland’s official national energy statistics, which show significant growth in energy use across all sectors of the economy in 2015. The report, ‘Energy in Ireland 1990-2015’, highlights nearly 5% growth in energy use – which is the first significant growth since 2010. In More Info »

New Proposals Published For Cross-Border Energy Co-Operation

A suite of detailed reports has been published concerning the coordinated development of offshore electricity grid and marine renewable energy projects between Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland. The Irish-Scottish Links on Energy Study (ISLES) is a joint initiative between the three partner governments of Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland, and the latest publication marks completion More Info »

Mitsubishi Electric Ecodan Heat Pump

The Ecodan heat pump range is suitable for small to large applications. Using proven heat pump technology to deliver effective, low carbon heating and hot water, Mitsubishi Electric’s award winning Ecodan systems provide a simple, renewable solution that rivals traditional heating systems. With space heating and hot water accounting for almost three quarters of the More Info »

Drax’s exit from carbon capture is a blow to low-carbon energy

Energy workers’ union Prospect has warned that Drax’s decision to pull out of a £1bn carbon capture project will be a “body blow to low-carbon energy generation for the UK”. On behalf of 21,000 scientists, engineers, managers and other professionals in nuclear decommissioning and energy supply, Prospect deputy general secretary Garry Graham said: “Drax’s decision More Info »

Aran Islands Take Action Towards Energy Independence

The Aran Islands are taking significant action to become energy independent with almost two thirds of Islanders already upgradeding their homes to reduce energy needs. Alex White TD, Irish Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources visited Inis Mór to see progress to date on several energy projects. The island community has partnered with the Sustainable EnergyAuthority of Ireland (SEAI) to deliver a range of community-led action and More Info »