The ISEA urges ESB to speed up connection of Solar Projects to implement Microgeneration Scheme

The Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has welcomed environment minister, Eamon Ryan’s announcement on the 21st of December that a new Micro-generation Support Scheme framework is to be introduced. Customers are likely to receive their first payments in Summer 2022. The association states that the measures announced are aimed at increasing the amount of renewable…

Beautiful landscape of the irish country side in the west of Ireland. The ring of Kerry

Ireland’s Climate Action Plan 2021

The Government has published its long-awaited Climate Action Plan, which has been released a month later than expected, proposes how far each sector of society must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to cut them in half overall by the end of the decade. The plan aims to reduce greenhouse gases by 51% by the year…

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Rising Energy Prices but Who’s At Fault?

What are the major causes of this year’s substantial rise in Irish and European energy prices, and why is Eirgrid expecting power blackouts this Winter? Unfortunately, there is no single underlying issue that can be blamed on this situation. Findings reported by Eirgrid suggest that the demand in electricity in Ireland keeps growing, primarily driven by datacentres,…