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28 September 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Tyndall National Institute won the 2022 Award of Excellence in Energy Management from the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), a high-level global forum that promotes policies and programs to advance clean energy. An independent panel of international experts selected only three organizations worldwide for this top honour in energy... Read More
27 September 20222 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “Government must take a more pragmatic approach to decommissioning key energy infrastructure until all options for re-purposing have been properly presented” – says Mag Mell Energy Ireland The age of the Kinsale Gas Pipeline should not be a determining factor for disregarding its potential reuse options including offshore... Read More
27 September 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Aindrias Moynihan welcomes new solar PV grants for businesses, public organisations and community groups Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has welcomed the launch of new grants of up to €2400 for businesses, public organisations and community groups for the installation of solar PV (photovoltaic)... Read More
21 September 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irving Oil and Simply Blue Group announce plans to explore renewable energy hub in Ireland International energy company Irving Oil and Simply Blue Group, an Irish blue economy developer in floating offshore wind and renewable fuels, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a commitment to explore... Read More
16 September 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 7.2 million was paid by Cork wind farms in commercial rates to Cork County Council in 2022, according to a new report published this week by Wind Energy Ireland. The Powering Cork report, which outlines the positive impacts that wind energy has had across the county of Cork, also... Read More
12 September 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Members from the Cork Chapter of Macra na Feirme recently visited ABP’s Demonstration Farm in Clonegal, Co. Carlow to receive a briefing on results from a collaborative research project between ABP, Teagasc and ICBF. The briefing was attended by national and regional representatives of Macra na Feirme. The... Read More
7 September 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fifty-four solar compacting bins have been installed around Cork city centre after Cork City Council secured funding under the Litter Infrastructure Support Grant Scheme from the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications. Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Deirdre Forde joined some of the city’s 77-strong street cleansing crew... Read More
3 September 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie An initiative to introduce young people in County Cork to Irish authors has returned for the second year in a row. One County, One Book is a programme by Cork County Council Library and Arts Service and is supported by Creative Ireland. The title for 2022 is ‘Not... Read More