Renewable energy schemes get lottery support

Northern Irish community groups have benefited from UK Lottery grants and have installed energy saving and renewables technology to the benefit of their members.   Funding from the Republic’s National Lottery may well be available for similar projects. Online news service 4ni reports today that St Joseph’s GAC, Craigbane, Co Derry, is one of 62 groups Read more about Renewable energy schemes get lottery support[…]

Irish state role in interconnected energy market?

A more  integrated European energy market offers opportunities for an lucrative international market for Irish renewable energy, but will require State level infrastructural support, strong national energy producers and distributors and a vibrant SME energy innovation sector: all music to the ears of those involved in renewables production. There was a warm welcome for remarks made by Read more about Irish state role in interconnected energy market?[…]

Cornish Village Group in the black

An object lesson for Ireland: A community group established in the Cornish village of Ladock in the Autumn of 2010 has announced that it has already generated £20,000 in profits from its green energy initiatives. The group, Low Carbon Ladock installed a range of energy systems from solar panels and biomass boilers to ground and Read more about Cornish Village Group in the black[…]

Price drop makes solar best solution for developing world

It’s being reported that a drop in the price of solar panels in developing countries has led solar power generation to become the most efficient solution to those countries’ growing electricity demands.   A study published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance has shown that in India there was a 50 percent reduction in the cost of solar panels last Read more about Price drop makes solar best solution for developing world[…]