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The recently appointed Longford/Westmeath Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Business, Deputy Robert Troy, has stated that the Government’s Climate Action Plan does not offer any new public transport initiatives and lacks substance.
Galway East TD and Minister of State at the Department of Climate Action, Seán Canney, is calling on research groups to seek funding under the Government’s €4 million programme for projects aimed at greening Ireland’s national energy supply.
The Research Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI) has secured an additional €4.4 million in funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and industry partners under the Sustainable Energy and Fuel Efficiency (SEFE) SFI Spokes Programme, to be based at NUI Galway.
A significant piece of ocean research infrastructure was brought to fruition with the completion of the Galway Bay underwater ocean observatory over the weekend. Through the combined effort of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), the Marine Institute and Commissioners of Irish Lights the final piece of equipment has been deployed to give researchers and ocean energy developers unique insight into the Galway bay marine environment. The observatory is now entering into a commissioning period and is expected to be operational in the coming months.
A bio energy specialist with Teagasc says that farmers in Mayo could lead the way when it comes to Ireland's energy crop sector, following the announcement of a new biomass power plant for Killala.
CEO of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, Dr Brian Motherway visited Crossmolina recently and met with the Chair and members of Crossmolina Community Development Committee and other stakeholders in the Community to discuss the potential for Crossmolina to be funded as a Better Energy Community. The meeting was organised by Deputy Michelle Mulherin who said she was delighted that Dr Motherway accepted her invitation to come to Crossmolina for the meeting.
There has been an increase in grant levels for the Better Energy Homes scheme which Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Gabrielle McFadden believes will encourage more people to invest in energy efficiency improvements in their homes.
Irish energy supplier Vayu Energy has signed a gas and renewable electricity deal with retailer Debenhams Ireland valued at €3m per annum.
Brigit’s Garden is adding a new renewable energy trail that is the first of its kind in the west of Ireland.