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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 Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Deputy Denis Naughten TD, has launched the first ‘call for applications’ under the Government’s new €500million Climate Action Fund.
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.
Scottish First Minister and Irish Climate Action Minister reveal economic impact of Galway Wind Park
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon visited the Irish headquarters of leading energy provider SSE plc this week to unveil a report which shows that Galway Wind Park near Oughterard has already contributed €88.7m to Irish Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Achill Entrepreneur Michael Bradley, CEO of Irish renewable energy company Solar 21, welcomes Ireland’s involvement in the Paris Agreement as a landmark agreement on climate change. “The issue of reaching our 2020 targets needs immediate and concentrated attention,” said Achill native Mr Bradley, and has some strong thoughts on Ireland’s involvements in the Paris Agreement, which was signed in New York on Friday last, and what the future might hold for sustainable energy in Ireland.