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[…]

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[…]

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[…]