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Fine Gael TD for Mayo and chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communication, John O’Mahony, has called for the energy regulator and energy companies to appear before the committee to explain why reductions in oil and gas prices are not being passed on to gas and electricity customers.
Research on the income and accommodation of a sample group of household types supported by the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has found that while inadequate income is the main cause of energy poverty, making homes more energy efficient brings real benefits.
Simple waste cutting measures, such as swapping to energy saving light bulbs and fitting draught excluders, could save householders a pretty penny this winter.
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.
Government investment in natural gas infrastructure could bring significant economic benefits to businesses and households in the Western Region. By extending and upgrading the grid infrastructure in the northwest, competitiveness for key industry sectors could be enhanced. Businesses are currently paying an estimated €16 million more each year for fuel than they would be if they could use natural gas. Annual energy prices for newly connected households could be reduced by up to €485 per household and almost 61 tonnes of savings in CO2 emissions could be secured. That is according to a policy briefing published by the Western Development Commission (WDC), ‘Why Invest in Gas? Benefits of natural gas infrastructure for the North West’.
Energy enthusiasts in Westmeath are being urged to check out a new blog - www.energyinnovation.ie - which has been launched by ESB International (ESBI).
Energy enthusiasts in Mayo are being urged to check out a new blog – www.energyinnovation.ie – which was launched by ESB International (ESBI).
Aonacht, an Irish word, means “oneness”, but not aloneness. It is the ability we all have to stand strong and independent, in full ownership of ourselves, but still strongly connected through our innate energy with everyone else. Aonacht is about getting back in touch with your personal intuition. It is about peeling back all the layers of negativity that have built up over the years, gradually obscuring your individual energy. It is about rediscovering who you are.
A new fund to assist public and private sector companies with their energy costs, as announced by Energy Minister Eamon Ryan this week, is to benefit a number of Mayo companies operating in the energy saving sector.
As we move deeper into the 21st century, the importance of renewable and sustainable energy sources is becoming increasingly apparent with traditional fuel sources dwindling and prices rising.