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Research conducted by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) reveals that two in five adults living in Connacht would consider buying an electric vehicle (EV). The research, which surveyed 1,000 people, found that the lower running costs of driving an EV was the primary reason for considering to purchase (41%), second only to helping the environment (51%).
Data collected during a pilot programme has demonstrated a 22 per cent reduction in Co2 emissions and an impressive 35 per cent reduction in fuel costs when driving a Toyota Prius compared with the drivers' own diesel vehicles.
The Marine Institute has been given the green light to proceed with the development of a renewable energy test site in Galway Bay, with the granting this week of a 35-year foreshore lease for the 37-hectare site off An Spideál.