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O’Reilly sends copy of ‘Wind Power for Dummies’ to FF after claims it misled public on floating wind farms

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Green Party European election candidate Pauline O’Reilly has accused Fianna Fáil of cynically raising voters’ hopes by making “fantasy claims” around the timescale for floating offshore wind farms off Ireland’s western seaboard.

Moate student scoops double award at SciFest regional finals in Athlone

A Moate Community School student has claimed two awards after impressing judges at the SciFest regional competition in TUS Athlone recently.

Galway graduate hopes to inspire new generation of engineers

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Less than a year after graduating from university, engineering graduate Aoife Murphy, now works to prepare Ireland’s electricity grid for the future as part of the EirGrid graduate programme. She is part of the first cohort in the EirGrid programme to have more female engineers than male.

Report finds biomethane produced in Westmeath could substantially reduce carbon emissions

Westmeath has the potential for a biomethane industry which would produce enough renewable gas to not only replace all of the natural gas consumed by the 4,100 homes and businesses in Westmeath connected to the 192km of gas network in the county but would produce a surplus of the county’s gas needs and also reduce carbon emissions by almost 149,000 tonnes annually.

EirGrid roadshow hears Galway can benefit from energy transition

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A large crowd at the EirGrid Energy Citizens Roadshow event in Salthill, Galway, has heard future-proofing the electricity grid will support regional development and help achieve Ireland’s climate action ambitions.

Report shows Galway’s biomethane could replace almost all natural gas consumed in county

Galway has the potential for a biomethane industry, which would produce enough renewable gas to replace 89% of the natural gas consumed by the 8,000 homes and businesses in Galway connected to the 400km gas network in the county and reduce carbon emissions by over 89,000 tonnes annually.

EirGrid to Host Informative Energy Citizens Roadshow Event in Galway

EirGrid, the operator and developer of Ireland's electricity grid, is set to host an Energy Citizens Roadshow in Galway on Wednesday 13 September.

5-star Green NCAP rating for Nissan Ariya

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The impressive Nissan Ariya, which is on sale here from €48,995, has just achieved the maximum five-star rating in the Green NCAP. Nissan says that it has confidently reaches a Weighted Overall Index (WOI) of 9.6.

Four Athlone secondary school students scoop prestigious EirGrid Climate awards

Athlone students with an eye for innovation and STEM, took home the EirGrid Climate and Delivering a Cleaner Energy Future Award, following their impressive scientific insights recently.

Up to 13 turbines for Kilsallagh Wind Farm

The proposed Kilsallagh Wind Farm in North Mayo could be up and running by 2028 and may have up to 13 turbines that will power equivalent of c.50,000 homes across Ireland, according to EDF Renewables, which has released further details about its proposed Kilsallagh Wind Farm, ahead of a public exhibition it is hosting in Bangor Erris Parish Hall on Tuesday 28th March.

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