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Vayu Energy signs €3,000,000 deal with Debenhams

Irish energy supplier Vayu Energy has signed a gas and renewable electricity deal with retailer Debenhams Ireland valued at €3m per annum.

Two Mayo scientists scoop major research grants

Two of Mayo's leading science minds have received funding of more than €1.2 million between them to lead their own major research projects at the forefront of the sustainable and renewable energy sector.

Government urged not to pare back on support to forestry

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Forestry has proven itself to be one of the best investments farmers can make but the Government must not be tempted to pare back on its support to the sector in the forthcoming Budget, an industry expert has warned.

Bonanza for Mayo forestry owners

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Those who invested in forestry in Mayo 15 to 20 years ago could be in the position to reap up to €10,000 per acre according to SWS Forestry. With almost 11 per cent of land in Mayo afforested, those who invested in forestry back then could be in line to cash in. Michael Moran, area manager for Mayo for SWS Forestry, speaking following the company’s annual strategy meeting in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim, last week said the early planted part of the national estate is now in the timber production phase and returning attractive dividends to these pioneers.

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.

Council surges ahead with energy savings

Westmeath County Council aims to make a 33 per cent energy saving in the public sector by 2020, in line with national targets.

Westport Woods Hotel goes eco-friendly

In a one-of-a-kind initiative in the tourist town of Westport, one hotel is helping the environment as well as helping keep some money in the pockets of its guests.

New grants will help homeowners save

The Green Party's representative in Kilkenny has welcomed the announcement by ministers Eamon Ryan and John Gormley of €100 million worth of new grants that will help homeowners. People living in local authority housing will save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through better insulation and energy systems.

WDC welcomes renewable energy developments

The Western Development Commission has welcomed the Government’s Micro Generation Programme which will offer homes and farms across the Western Region the opportunity to reduce energy costs and earn a guaranteed income of 19 cent per kilowatt hour for excess electricity produced.

Glanbia launch new European energy standard

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland, with operations at Ballyragget, County Kilkenny and Virginia, County Cavan, was acknowledged as a leader in energy efficiency by the European Committee of Standardisation (CEN) at the launch of Europe’s newest energy management system, EN 16001, in Brussels last week.

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