Better Energy Workplaces Fund 2012

On Wednesday, the Energy Minister, Pat Rabbitte, launched a capital fund which will support sustainable energy investments in 2012 in the public, commercial, industrial and community sectors. This fund provides €7.5 million for projects that support an institution of businesses energy performance. According to the Minister, “Building on the success of previous schemes, this fund will ramp up[…]

Cork Co. Council backs wind turbines plans

Cork County Council has granted planning permission to four pharmaceutical companies to install five wind turbines in Ringaskiddy and one in Carrigaline. Together the Companies (who employ over 4000 people in Cork between them) hope to reduce their energy bills as a means of ensuring the competitiveness of their Irish operations. The project is seen[…]