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Tidal Energy
August 22, 2018

Floating Tidal Energy

GKinetic are developing a floating tidal energy device called the GKinetic OC1 turbine. Between 2015 and 2017 GKinetic were awarded two grants through the Prototype Development Fund amounting to €195,162….

Energy
August 22, 2018

Renewable Energy Needs an Implementation Plan to Back Up Announcements

Speaking at Energy in Agriculture 2018 in Gurteen College today, IFA President Joe Healy said it’s time for an implementation plan to convert the recent announcements on renewable energy into…

ISO Standards
August 21, 2018

ISO 50001 for energy management gets a boost

Reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency are at the forefront of the global climate change agenda. ISO 50001, the flagship International Standard for improving energy performance, has just been…

Awards
August 21, 2018

National Organic Awards 2018

The National Organic Food Awards celebrate the achievements of an increasing number of Irish Organic food and drink growers and manufacturers. Held every 2 years, the awards recognise developments in…

Sustainable Farming
August 20, 2018

Hijacking of term ‘sustainable’ by anti-GMO groups misleading – UCC scientists

Scientists from University College Cork have said it is grossly misleading of anti-GMO groups to equate GMO cultivation-free status with green, sustainable food production. The hijacking of the terms ‘green’…

Wind Energy
August 20, 2018

Asper Powers Ahead on Irish Wind

London-based Asper Investment Management and the Craydel Group have announced the financial close of a 35MW onshore wind farm in county Galway. The project is the 6th wind farm financed…

Standards
August 20, 2018

NSAI Publishes 2017 Annual Report

Irish experts are leading the way in creating global standards, working to develop some of the 1,490 carefully-designed guidelines published by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) last year…

Agriculture
August 15, 2018

Minister Eoghan Murphy announces extension to fertiliser-spreading period

Mr. Eoghan Murphy TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, has announced that farmers will be allowed as an exceptional measure to spread chemical fertiliser and slurry for a…