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19 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie ActionZero has announced a €15 million Green Partnership with leading Irish food company, Kepak Group. This partnership will form a key part of Kepak’s plans to make its business more sustainable and reduce carbon emissions of its Athleague site by more than 90%. The multi-million euro project will... Read More
19 October 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Untapped Energy Saving Potential from Commercial Property Could Trigger €219m investment in Sustainable Energy The International Energy Research Centre (IERC) at Tyndall National Institute is leading an initiative to trial solutions, which could remove the split-incentive problem, which is resulting in a significant level of untapped energy saving... Read More
17 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Energia, Ireland’s greenest electricity supplier has announced that it will supply the Port of Cork Company with 100% renewable energy The green electricity will power several facilities at Cork City Quays, Tivoli Container Terminal, Ringaskiddy Deepwater Berth and Ro-Ro berth, Cobh Deepwater Quay and Cork Container Terminal soon.... Read More
15 October 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Johnson & Johnson (J&J) today announced that the company has entered into a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) in Ireland. The eight-year commercial agreement, allied with Johnson & Johnson’s recent execution of three separate virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) in Europe, will ensure that the company’s entire operations... Read More
13 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Ireland’s National Environmental Awards, The Pakman Awards has announced that two Co. Cork organisations, IRD Duhallow and Good Fish Processing, have been shortlisted for a 2021 Pakman Award. The Pakman Awards is Ireland’s leading environmental awards programme which recognises excellence in sustainability, recycling and waste management. IRD Duhallow based... Read More
7 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 21 additional wastewater treatment plants have been selected for upgrade as part of the Small Towns and Villages Growth Programme. This follows the announcement of 15 projects earlier in the summer and forms part of Irish Water’s commitment to supporting growth and development in local towns and villages... Read More
5 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Last November we wrote about how Cork City Council and Cork County Council had received funding from the EPA’s Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN) programme for a joint scheme, which would see unused water-based paints in Civic Amenity Sites diverted towards one of two social enterprises. The social... Read More