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Cutting the retrofit programme makes a mockery of Government climate commitments — Green Party

The Green Party has called on Government to make funding available to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) so that it can continue to fund energy upgrades of existing buildings. The call comes in response to SEAI informing applicants that it is suspending the scheme as well as consideration of applications for funding previously received.

City councillors vote down proposal to reduce Property Tax

The local property tax is set to rise in 2019 to reflect the increases in house prices in Galway over the past four years - meaning Galwegians are likely to be hit with substantially higher rates in the coming years, Sinn Féin has warned.

City councillors vote down proposal to reduce Property Tax

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The local property tax is set to rise in 2019 to reflect the increases in house prices in Galway over the past four years - meaning Galwegians are likely to be hit with substantially higher rates in the coming years, Sinn Féin has warned.

Public meeting on climate change and the world economy

As Galway braces itself for another winter, a public meeting on climate change and its direct links to how the world economy functions, will be held on Monday November 21 at 8pm in Richardson’s, Eyre Square.

Kenny welcomes boost in energy efficiency grants

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed a boost in the level of grants available to householders who want to undertake energy efficiency improvements. The cash value of every grant available to householders under the Better Energy Homes Scheme has been increased, by between 25 per cent to 50 per cent. In addition, a bonus payment has been introduced which will see householders receive bonus payments if they complete three or more energy efficiency improvements.

SVP says energy efficient homes bring real savings but inadequate income is main cause of fuel poverty

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.

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.

Rabbitte switches on smart lights in Crossmolina

Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte last night (Thursday) officially switched on Crossmolina’s smart street lighting, in what is a first-of-its-kind venture in Ireland. With the backing of Crossmolina Community Development and Mayo County Council, Crossmolina was chosen as a pilot town to test a new public lighting initiative that aims to result in long term savings to the town and council, as well as encouraging the delivery of other energy efficiency projects across the country.

Innovative energy showroom opens

EuroHome has just opened a new showroom showcasing energy efficient products to help homeowners save money on fuel bills and make their homes more comfortable.

NUI, Galway’s massive energy management system to be certified to international standards

NUI Galway has announced its Energy Management System (EnMS) will be certified to International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 50001. The certification, which will be completed in September 2012, will cover the university campus in Galway, including more than 110,000sqm of facilities, including teaching, leisure and sports, conference, laboratory, and cutting-edge research facilities.

 

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