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Leading renewable energy experts gather in Galway for business seminar

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Solgrid Limited will host a seminar, entitled ‘Simplifying Solar PV for Business’, on Thursday, April 25, from 12 noon to 2pm at the Menlo Park Hotel, Galway, H91 E98N.

Connemara-based company wins funding for novel solution to facilitate faster, cleaner, cheaper shipping

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ÉireComposites announced its partnership with University of Galway for the newly-funded FASTSHIP project. The project aims to make the shipping industry greener, by using lightweight composite materials to reduce fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and costs. As global trade booms, shipping continues to be the method of choice for goods transportation.

East Galway tourism projects to share in €68m fund

Tourism projects in County Roscommon and the Ballinasloe Municipal District of East Galway will now be able to access a new €68m fund allocated to Fáilte Ireland as part of the EU’s Just Transition Funding.

Crowe calls for carbon tax deferral on home heating fuels

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Carbon taxes on home heating fuels, due to come into force on May 1 must be deferred until Budget 2023 in October.

Report highlights huge challenge for decarbonisation of Ireland’s vehicle fleet

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A key environmental policy to have almost a million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road by 2030 will be a huge challenge unless the Government incentivises and supports dealing with the oldest polluting cars, while exponentially increasing the charging infrastructure nationwide - according to a new report by Arup and economist Jim Power on reducing light fleet carbon emissions to achieve Government targets.

GMIT and Bluewise Marine sign strategic marine and offshore renewable energy partnership

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BlueWise Marine and Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) have formed a strategic partnership to collaborate on projects that support the development of innovative scientific solutions for the marine and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) sectors, utilising national infrastructures and capabilities to support innovation and the commercialisation of novel products and services.

Cap on energy prices needed in advance of Budget carbon tax increases, say PBP Galway

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In the face of mounting energy costs for people, and proposed increases in the carbon tax in Budget 2022, an emergency cap on energy prices must be implemented by the Government.

Why Galway needs a Very Light Rail system

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In this time of confinement due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many people used their time wisely by making observations to the Galway City Council ‘Our City Our Future’ consultation, which will go towards what will become the Galway City Development Plan 2023-2029.

Farrell brands as 'ridiculous' carbon tax hike during Covid-19 emergency

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Hiking the cartoon tax at a time when households have seen their incomes collapse due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is "a ridiculous decision".

A Green New Deal for our children

The UN says we only have 10 years to avert catastrophic climate change. That is being driven by our C02 emissions, so we have to reduce those emissions as quickly as possible. The question is – how do we do that in Galway?

 

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