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Winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards announced

    Winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards announced

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced the winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards during an online awards ceremony which saw pharmaceutical company, Astellas Ireland take home

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Online 365 Exhibition – Launching on 1st November

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain Online 365 Exhibition – Launching on 1st November

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition, which will officially open on November 1st, 2020, has been created for the manufacturing & supply chain community in Ireland, North and

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Kerry to reach over two billion people with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030

    Kerry to reach over two billion people with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030

Kerry Group, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has has announced that it aims to reach over two billion people every day with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030. Kerry

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Nestlé Waters UK Invests £31 Million at Buxton Factory

    Nestlé Waters UK Invests £31 Million at Buxton Factory

A major investment of around £31 million is flowing into the Nestlé Waters factory at Buxton in England to increase capacity, improve distribution and reduce carbon emissions. This investment further

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Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

    Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

Abbey Logistics has taken delivery of 11 new latest generation trucks that will go into Abbey’s core British Sugar fleet, providing bulk sugar movements throughout the UK and Ireland. The

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Join the Smart Food Factory Online Conference & Exhibition – September 10th, 2020 from 10 am-4 pm BST

    Join the Smart Food Factory Online Conference & Exhibition – September 10th, 2020 from 10 am-4 pm BST

By 2050, the world population is expected to be 9 billion people. The combination of richer diets and increased population means that food production will have to be doubled in

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Twenty-four inspiring finalists shortlisted for SEAI Energy Awards

    Twenty-four inspiring finalists shortlisted for SEAI Energy Awards

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced the finalists of the SEAI Energy Awards 2020. The annual awards recognise and reward excellence in sustainable energy in business, communities, research, buildings,

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Heineken UK Rolls Out Innovative Sustainable Packaging

    Heineken UK Rolls Out Innovative Sustainable Packaging

This summer, despite major operational obstructions caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Heineken UK is rolling out its innovative 100% plastic-free cardboard topper across thousands of UK retailers. The topper

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Thermo King Truck Hybrid Refrigeration Units Hit the Roads

    Thermo King Truck Hybrid Refrigeration Units Hit the Roads

Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies, has announced that its new hybrid refrigeration systems for trucks and high-loaders are being delivered

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This Smart Building Is a Living Lab for a Greener Future in Construction – Kingspan

    This Smart Building Is a Living Lab for a Greener Future in Construction – Kingspan

There was a time when the annual World’s Fair was the planet’s primary showcase for “the buildings of tomorrow.” People from around the globe gathered in futuristic national pavilions to

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Targeted climate and environmental actions needed for long term improvement says EPA

    Targeted climate and environmental actions needed for long term improvement says EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its Greenhouse Gas emissions projections for the period 2019-2040. They show Ireland can meet our current EU target to reduce Greenhouse Gas

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Minister visits Re-Gen Waste Recycling Facility in Newry

    Minister visits Re-Gen Waste Recycling Facility in Newry

Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots, has heard first-hand how adopting Re-Gen Waste’s co-mingling recycling services model across all councils in Northern Ireland, could help them save money

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Join the Carbon Online Conference & Exhibition – July 23rd 2020

    Join the Carbon Online Conference & Exhibition – July 23rd 2020

The challenge of closing the gap to our 2030 target, coupled with the broader policy objective of long-term decarbonisation across all sectors of the economy, requires both public and private

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Caldor Solar installs a Solar PV system to assist a pharmaceutical plant in Limerick meet its green goals.

    Caldor Solar installs a Solar PV system to assist a pharmaceutical plant in Limerick meet its green goals.

With an increasing need to improve green credentials and become more sustainable for many businesses, sustainable energy company Caldor Solar was approached on behalf of a pharmaceutical plant in Limerick

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New Siemens business to help manufacturers cut energy costs

    New Siemens business to help manufacturers cut energy costs

Siemens has launched a new business, Energy Solutions, to help large energy users including manufacturing sites reduce costs while increasing productivity. The new business unit’s aim is to reduce carbon

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Specialist Joinery Group moves to 100% green electricity through 3T Power partnership

    Specialist Joinery Group moves to 100% green electricity through 3T Power partnership

One of the UK and Ireland’s premiere joinery manufacturers, Specialist Joinery Group, has transitioned to a fully green electricity supply, exclusively generated within Northern Ireland, through a partnership with green

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Study finds manufacturers prioritising sustainability have seen major profitability increases

    Study finds manufacturers prioritising sustainability have seen major profitability increases

A study from industry organisation Make UK and energy firm E.ON has found that manufacturers who have prioritised sustainability measures have seen a 40% increase in profit margins, and 30%

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Hawkins Construction to build UK’s largest carbon capture plant

    Hawkins Construction to build UK’s largest carbon capture plant

Skelmersdale-based Hawkins Construction Limited has been appointed as the Principal Contractor of the delivery of a 40,000-tonne capacity Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU) Plant on behalf of Tata Chemicals Europe

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Manufacturers are leading the UK’s green recovery and building a sustainable future

    Manufacturers are leading the UK’s green recovery and building a sustainable future

As industry looks to rebuild and grow after the lockdown, there is an opportunity for manufacturers to refocus on their sustainability goals and work with the Government to deliver a

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New EU Circular Economy Action Plan Shows the way to a Climate-neutral, Competitive Economy of Empowered Consumers

    New EU Circular Economy Action Plan Shows the way to a Climate-neutral, Competitive Economy of Empowered Consumers
The European Commission has adopted the EU’s new Circular Economy Action Plan. It is one of the main building blocks of the European Green Deal and aims to make the EU economy
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Pinergy and eLight Launch Light as a Service Offer For Businesses

    Pinergy and eLight Launch Light as a Service Offer For Businesses
Pinergy, the smart energy company which provides 100% green electricity, has formally launched an exciting new partnership with eLight, the Irish company that provides “Light as a Service” (LaaS). The
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2020 National Construction Summit Postponed Until 22nd October

    2020 National Construction Summit Postponed Until 22nd October
As a result of the uncertainty caused by the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the 6th annual National Construction Summit, which was scheduled to be held on Tuesday, 24th March 2020, will
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Vivid Edge Wins the Sustainability Award at 2020 SFA National Small Business Awards

    Vivid Edge Wins the Sustainability Award at 2020 SFA National Small Business Awards
Vivid Edge, the energy efficiency specialist company, has won the Sustainability Category Award at the 2020 SFA National Small Business Awards. The aim of the Awards, now in its sixteenth
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Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US

    Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US
Kerry Group, the leading international taste and nutrition company, has confirmed that it is to invest $125 million in its
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A New Industrial Strategy For a Globally Competitive, Green and Digital Europe

    A New Industrial Strategy For a Globally Competitive, Green and Digital Europe
The European Commission has presented a new Strategy to help Europe's industry lead the twin transitions towards climate neutrality and
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Protecting the Environment and Climate is Important For Over 90% of European Citizens

    Protecting the Environment and Climate is Important For Over 90% of European Citizens
According to a new Eurobarometer survey, 94% of citizens in all EU Member States say that protecting the environment is
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Reduction in Overall Carbon Emissions But Transport and Home Heating Increases put Ireland well off Target

    Reduction in Overall Carbon Emissions But Transport and Home Heating Increases put Ireland well off Target
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has published its Energy-Related CO2 Emissions in Ireland report. The report shows that energy-related CO2 emissions
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National Construction Summit – 24th March 2020 – The National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin

    National Construction Summit – 24th March 2020 – The National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin
The annual National Construction Summit is being held on Tuesday, 24th March 2020 at a new venue - the National
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Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed

    Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed
With the 2020s set to be the most disruptive decade yet for business leaders, a new report from Veris Strategies
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Expert Speakers Announced For the 2020 Project Management National Conference

    Expert Speakers Announced For the 2020 Project Management National Conference
The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced the expert speakers for its National Conference, with former Irish Rugby
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Shaping Europe’s Digital Future – European Commission Presents Strategies for Data and Artificial Intelligence

    Shaping Europe’s Digital Future – European Commission Presents Strategies for Data and Artificial Intelligence
The European Commission has unveiled its ideas and actions for a digital transformation that works for all, reflecting the best of Europe:
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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 27th February 2020

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 27th February 2020
Expected to attract more than 2,000 visitors, the Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is being held
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StormHarvester Develops New Green Technology to Help Reduce Environmental Pollution

    StormHarvester Develops New Green Technology to Help Reduce Environmental Pollution
Lisburn-based technology start-up, StormHarvester, has developed a system to monitor and control water and wastewater levels within drainage networks. The
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EDF Group Moves into Ireland by Acquiring 50% of the Codling Offshore Wind Project

    EDF Group Moves into Ireland by Acquiring 50% of the Codling Offshore Wind Project
The EDF Group, the international integrated electricity giant, has bought a 50% interest in the Codling offshore wind farm project
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Manor Farm Wins IFSA Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020

    Manor Farm Wins IFSA Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020
Irish chicken producer Manor Farm, has won the IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance) Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020. Manor
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Unlocking the Value of the Circular Economy

    Unlocking the Value of the Circular Economy
Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) launched CIRCULEIRE - the National Platform for Circular Manufacturing – at the 2020 National Manufacturing &
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life
“The Fourth Industrial Revolution will fundamentally change every aspect of our lives and manufacturing is at the epicentre of that.
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Still Time to Register to Attend The 2020 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – 29-30th January, Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin

    Still Time to Register to Attend The 2020 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – 29-30th January, Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin
There is still time to register to attend the 2020 National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which has
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OCO Global Accepted into United Nations Global Compact

    OCO Global Accepted into United Nations Global Compact
OCO Global, the international trade and investment specialist company headquartered in Belfast, has announced that it has been accepted onto
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Grant Engineering Officially Opens New €14 Million Expanded Facilities

    Grant Engineering Officially Opens New €14 Million Expanded Facilities
Grant, Ireland’s leading engineering company specialising in the plumbing and heating industry, has officially opened its newly expanded facilities in
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£3.6 Million Funding to Support Pioneering Advances in Sustainable Energy

    £3.6 Million Funding to Support Pioneering Advances in Sustainable Energy
Invest Northern Ireland has offered £3.6 million of support for Phase II of the Centre for Advanced Sustainable Energy (CASE).
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Financing the Green Transition – The European Green Deal Investment Plan and Just Transition Mechanism

    Financing the Green Transition – The European Green Deal Investment Plan and Just Transition Mechanism
The European Union is committed to becoming the first climate-neutral bloc in the world by 2050. This requires significant investment
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€300 Million Investment in Irish Solar Energy Sector

    €300 Million Investment in Irish Solar Energy Sector
Obton has announced details of its €300 million investment in the Irish solar energy sector. Obton, a Danish solar photovoltaic
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Electric Ireland Launches Brighter Energy Programme

    Electric Ireland Launches Brighter Energy Programme
Electric Ireland, Ireland’s leading energy provider, has officially announced its Brighter Energy Programme to drive awareness and empower customers to
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Irish Enterprises to Spend €715K on Making Tech Sustainable This Year

    Irish Enterprises to Spend €715K on Making Tech Sustainable This Year
Expleo, the technology partner for innovative companies, has announced the results of a survey which found that the average Irish
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Driving Productivity Key to Competitiveness and Sustainable Growth

    Driving Productivity Key to Competitiveness and Sustainable Growth
The NCC (National Competitiveness Council) has launched Ireland’s Competitiveness Challenge 2019 report. Building on the Council’s previous reports, the Competitiveness Challenge 2019 notes that
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Ireland Leads the Way in Ocean Energy as SEAI Funded Wave Energy Device Arrives in Hawaii For Testing

    Ireland Leads the Way in Ocean Energy as SEAI Funded Wave Energy Device Arrives in Hawaii For Testing
The wave energy device by Ocean Energy Ltd, funded by the Government of Ireland through the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), has
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The European Green Deal Aims to Make Europe Climate-neutral by 2050

    The European Green Deal Aims to Make Europe Climate-neutral by 2050
The European Commission has presented The European Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges
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Textiles – The EU’s Fourth Largest Cause of Environmental Pressures After Food, Housing, Transport

    Textiles – The EU’s Fourth Largest Cause of Environmental Pressures After Food, Housing, Transport
Consumption of clothing, footwear and household textiles in the European Union (EU) uses annually about 1.3 tonnes of raw materials
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Lidl Opens New €100 Million Distribution Centre

    Lidl Opens New €100 Million Distribution Centre
Lidl has opened its new €100 million Distribution Centre in Newbridge, County Kildare. The state-of-the-art facility, which represents the single
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ESB and Equinor to Deliver Potential Offshore Wind Projects

    ESB and Equinor to Deliver Potential Offshore Wind Projects
ESB has entered into a partnership with Equinor, a Norwegian-based energy company. The partnership will work to identify suitable sites
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€11 Million Funding For Cutting-edge Energy Research

    €11 Million Funding For Cutting-edge Energy Research
The Government has announced that €11 million in funding has been awarded to 50 cutting-edge research, development and demonstration energy projects.
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Ireland’s Changing Financial Services Sector Will Force Major Changes to Third-level Degree Courses

    Ireland’s Changing Financial Services Sector Will Force Major Changes to Third-level Degree Courses
The rapid growth in sustainable finance will require major changes to the make-up of third-level business and finance degree courses
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€40 Million EIB Backing For An Post Transformation

    €40 Million EIB Backing For An Post Transformation
A new €40 million, 10-year European Investment Bank (EIB) loan to An Post has been formally announced in Dublin. More
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Europe’s Circular Economy Still in its Infancy

    Europe’s Circular Economy Still in its Infancy

Circular material use can minimise waste and resource extraction, improve resource efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and contribute to conserving

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ESB to Roll Out Pilot Projects With Five International Start-ups as Part of Global Energy Programme

    ESB to Roll Out Pilot Projects With Five International Start-ups as Part of Global Energy Programme

ESB is to trial pilot projects with five international energy start-ups, cementing its commitment to delivering value-driven solutions for a

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EirGrid Group Launches Five-year Strategy to Transform Irish Electricity System

    EirGrid Group Launches Five-year Strategy to Transform Irish Electricity System

EirGrid Group has launched a new five-year strategy aimed at transforming the electricity system on the island of Ireland for

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Aurivo Invests to Create Most Sustainable Liquid Milk Facility at its Killygordon Site

    Aurivo Invests to Create Most Sustainable Liquid Milk Facility at its Killygordon Site

Aurivo, which is one of Ireland’s leading dairy and agribusinesses, has completed a significant investment in its milk processing facility

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