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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
4 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works, Patrick O’Donovan, T.D., has announced the approval of Cork County Council’s application under the Office of Public Works’ Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme. Under the scheme, the Office of Public Works (OPW) has approved... Read More
4 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie If it actually goes ahead the M20 motorway between Limerick and Cork will benefit the west coast of the Country, and Cork, but the question now is, will it actually happen! Today’s National Development Plan (NDP) published by Government lists the new road route between Limerick and Cork... Read More
29 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork’s Ballymaloe Foods, Carbery Group Ltd., Durrus Cheese, Folláin Teo, Glenilen Farm, Irish Distillers, Ornua and Shannon Vale Foods Ltd. have been awarded Origin Green Gold Membership following extensive auditing across a range of sustainability initiatives, at a ceremony held by Bord Bia and Origin Green. Origin Green introduced Gold... Read More