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DPD Ireland switch to 100 percent HVO biofuel to reduce carbon emissions

DPD Ireland, with a centralised parcel and delivery hub in Athlone Business Park, has deployed Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) as a replacement fuel for diesel in its heavy goods vehicles (linehaul) as part of an ambitious drive to decarbonise its Irish fleet by 2030.

Port’s role in wind energy servicing set to grow

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A consignment of massive wind turbine blades which arrived in the city’s port will this week be transported in the dark of night across Quincentenary Bridge and onwards to their eventual site in Connemara.

Waste water and poor planning threaten city's future development

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In its recent publication, Wastewater Treatment in Galway, An Taisce reminded us that until the wastewater treatment plant on Mutton Island came into operation in 2004, this city had historically allowed 6,000,000 litres of untreated raw sewage a day to flow out into Galway Bay, a Special Area of Conservation.

Councillor calls for public bike repair and pump stations

Fianna Fáil councillor Alan Cheevers is calling on the Galway City Council to provide public bike repair and pump stations across the cycling network in the city.

Galway Bay Cycling Club to hold novice cycling programme

Galway Bay Cycling Club, as part of the Cycling Ireland Bike for Life / Women in Sport Initiative, propose to hold a 6-8 week course beginning this weekend.

Penrose calls on planning moratorium for windfarms

A local TD has called for planning permission on all windfarm applications to be halted until the guidelines currently being reviewed in the Dáil are updated this autumn.

Open day for green energy courses in Kilkenny

Glas Learning, a Kilkenny based green energy training provider, will hold an open day tomorrow (Saturday) for funded courses for those seeking roles in the ‘green economy’.

Killala firm wins contract to install electric car home charge points

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Gaeltec Utilities Ltd, a Mayo company that specialises in design, installation, and commissioning in the energy, renewable and telecommunications sectors, has been successful in winning a contract from ESB ecars to install home charge points for electric cars nationwide. The company has also integrated the first electric vehicle into its own commercial fleet of some 80 vehicles. Gaeltec Utilities is headed by Killala native, Sean Hannick.

Save on heating costs with Solar Home Ireland

With home heating oil having increased 30 per cent in the last six months and a further eight per cent expected over the comings weeks with the new carbon tax, there has never been a better time to consider installing solar panels on your home. A system, if properly specified, will generate 65 per cent of your home’s domestic hot water requirements free from the sun.

Conserve energy with CREM

CREM’s mission is to promote the conservation and sensible use of our scarce and depleting energy resources. To promote this aim, CREM specialises in providing information through education, assessments, and consultancy on the efficient use of energy in our everyday lives through the services is provides.

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