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In a major demonstration of support for the move to green energy by business, Heat Merchants Group has installed over 470 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on the roof of its business support offices and central distribution hub in Athlone. The installation covers 835m2 of roof area and is expected to generate over 85 percent of the company’s electrical energy demand at the site.
With the advent of solar renewable energy, we can now harness the free energy produced by the sun and use it as electricity in our homes and businesses.
WATERFORD ELECTRO-POP band Solar Taxi release their debut album, Broken Brother’s Secret Bells, tomorrow, and they play The Factory, Abbeygate Street, tonight.
The National Energy Training Academy (NETA), which is based in Mayo, has welcomed Energy Minister Eamon Ryan's announcement of measures to encourage the on-site generation of electricity in homes and farms across Ireland. The organisation, said the ability to sell electricity to the grid was an important step for the renewable industry but also for job creation.
The west of Ireland has the best wind resources in Europe. You can now sell any electricity you generate on your farm with back to the ESB. The introduction of a ‘feed-in’ tariff for every kilowatt hour of electricity that you generate you can now export this to the grid. ESB will pay 19c for the first 3000 kWh’s exported to the grid and 9c for every kilowatt hour over the 3000. This, together with savings you make by using your own electricity too, means there has never been a better time to start generating your own electricity on your farm; or indeed in your individual homes, small businesses, and communities.
A local solar installation company, Padraig Keegan Heatingand Plumbing, has joined an all-Ireland accreditation scheme that brings peace of mind to homeowners in Westmeath looking to install solar thermal hot water systems. The company has passed stringent vetting criteria to become a member of the Kingspan Solar Accredited Installer Scheme.