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Duncan Stewart speaking in Westport on energy independence

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Environmental campaigner and Eco Eye presenter Duncan Stewart is coming to Westport to speak about a new concept which aims to get local residents and businesses working together in a bid to see the town eventually become energy independent.

Numbers of large engined cars on Irish roads dwindle

Vehicle data expert Cartell reports that large-engine vehicles (those in excess of 2,000cc) are in decline.

An Taisce calls for national energy policy

An Taisce this week called on the Government to produce a national energy policy that clearly outlines how the energy requirements of future generations can be met in the face of climate change. Further, the lack of national legislation, policy, or guidelines for the European Landscape Convention means there is no basis on which to assess the impact of the project on the landscape.

Mulherin welcomes good news for renewable energy projects in Mayo

Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, of the extension of the REFIT scheme designed to boost the development of wind farms, biomass, and other renewable energy resources providing green energy to the Irish National Electricity Grid. This will give investors until 2017 to assist in achieving renewable energy targets. The previous deadline had been 2015. REFIT is the primary scheme supporting Ireland’s legally binding energy commitments.

Massive research funding boost for NUI Galway

NUI Galway is in line for a major slice of the €300 million in funding for research announced this week. The university will participate in three of the seven new Science Foundation Ireland research centres being set up with this funding.

Fuel prices rise again for first time in four months

The price of petrol and diesel has crept upwards at the pumps for the first time since September, according to the latest survey of prices from the AA.

Fuel prices rise again for first time in four months

The price of petrol and diesel has crept upwards at the pumps for the first time since September, according to the latest survey of prices from the AA.

Natural Green Energy — your one-stop shop for sustainable heating

With the rising cost of fuel for home heating it is increasingly important to look at and consider the sustainable alternatives that exist. To be energy efficient is something we must all consider. Individual responsibility must be taken to ensure a sustainable future. In order to do this our energy needs must come from natural resources.

Vote with your feet with fuel buying

There is nothing like rising prices to convince people that they are being ripped off. I found this out again this week on the thorny subject of rising fuel prices.

Vote with your feet with fuel buying

There is nothing like rising prices to convince people that they are being ripped off. I found this out again this week on the thorny subject of rising fuel prices.

 

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