Monthly Archives: February 2015


Energy people: The passive homeowner

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Energy people: The passive homeowner Using less power is one way for Ireland to address its energy problem. “Why would you build any other way?” is Niall Walsh’s stock answer to questions about his passive house. His family home at

Where will Ireland get its energy in 35 years’ time?

The mix in 2050 will include gas-powered turbines and offshore wind-and-wave farm

Where will Ireland get its energy in 35 years’ time? The mix in 2050 will include gas-powered turbines and offshore wind-and-wave farms What will Ireland’s energy mix look like in 2050? How will we deal by then with the three

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown to lead the world on energy efficiency

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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown to lead the world on energy efficiency Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s decision to demand that all new buildings meet the passive house standard will deliver world class performance without increasing prices, a leading sustainable building expert has claimed. The local

Latest innovations in energy savings at the SEAI Energy Show

Latest innovations in energy savings at the SEAI Energy Show

Latest innovations in energy savings at the SEAI Energy Show Get up to date with the latest innovations in energy savings at the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Energy Show 2015 in the RDS, Dublin on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 March.

Final planning permission granted for 400 wind turbines in past two years

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Final planning permission granted for 400 wind turbines in past two years Final planning permission has been granted for more than 400 wind turbines in just the past two years, according to an analysis of cases before An Bord Pleanála (ABP).