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Scheme for businesses to cut emissions and save energy

Scheme for businesses to cut emissions and save energy

RTE  Published on Monday the 20 Jan 2020 Small manufacturing businesses are being offered a chance to cut emissions and make energy savings under a new Green for Micro programme in the southeast. The scheme is an Enterprise Ireland initiative aimed at manufacturers with fewer than ten employees and could end up being rolled out nationally …
Ten-fold investment in energy efficiency needed if we’re to meet 2030 climate targets, experts say at Kilkenny conference

Ten-fold investment in energy efficiency needed if we’re to meet 2030 climate targets, experts say at Kilkenny conference

Kilkenny People | 31st January 2020 A ten-fold increase in investment in energy efficiency and a commitment to grant aid all eligible projects in 2020 is required if Ireland is to meet its 2030 climate targets, experts say. Communities, businesses, home owners and more want to be cleaner and greener and the latest grants initiative …
Full of Energy: €800 million investment needed in Kilkenny and South East to exceed 2030 climate targets

Full of Energy: €800 million investment needed in Kilkenny and South East to exceed 2030 climate targets

Kilkennynow | 1st February 2020 An €800 million investment in energy efficiency is needed in Kilkenny and neighboring counties if we're to meet 2030 climate targets and become a carbon neutral area. Read more: https://kilkennynow.ie/full-of-energy-e800-million-investment-needed-in-kilkenny-and-south-east-to-exceed-2030-climate-targets/ 
Deep retrofitting of houses ‘unattainable for huge numbers’ without Govt grant, says Green Party councillor

Deep retrofitting of houses ‘unattainable for huge numbers’ without Govt grant, says Green Party councillor

Irishexaminer.ie Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy insists that the Government is still on track to retrofit half a million homes by 2030 - despite the fact there is no money left for the retrofitting grant offered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). Read more: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/deep-retrofitting-of-houses-unattainable-for-huge-numbers-without-govt-grant-says-green-party-councillor-943897.html
Minister told Dáil that home retrofit scheme had €6 million left. Seven weeks later, it closed down.

Minister told Dáil that home retrofit scheme had €6 million left. Seven weeks later, it closed down.

Thejournal.ie 14th August 2019 MINISTER RICHARD BRUTON told the Dáil as recently as seven weeks ago that there was €6 million left in funding this year for the Deep Retrofit Pilot Scheme, which this week was closed because the authority is “unable to offer any further funding”. Read more: https://www.thejournal.ie/retrofit-scheme-bruton-4765438-Aug2019/
SEAI accepted applicants for defunct retrofit scheme

SEAI accepted applicants for defunct retrofit scheme

Irishtimes.com  Thu, Aug 15, 2019 The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) was aware that funds for its deep retrofit scheme were running out but continued to encourage applications up to last month’s closing date even though there was no prospect of these projects receiving a grant. Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/seai-accepted-applicants-for-defunct-retrofit-scheme-1.3986529 
Climate plan wants costly retrofits but offers no solution on funding

Climate plan wants costly retrofits but offers no solution on funding

19th June 2019, 12:01am, The TimesCatherine Sanz, Senior Ireland Reporter https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/climate-plan-wants-costly-retrofits-but-offers-no-solution-on-funding-rm0wmtfpf The government’s ambitious climate plan has been criticised by two leading energy agencies for lacking detail on how costly retrofits will be financed. Tipperary Energy Agency and 3 Counties Energy Agency said the plan did not present a solution to low-cost long-term finance options for home retrofits. …
Independent.ie How to save on your home bills? Invest in a deep retrofit.

Independent.ie How to save on your home bills? Invest in a deep retrofit.

26th June 2019 Independent.ie Link to press release https://www.independent.ie/life/home-garden/homes/how-to-save-on-your-home-bills-invest-in-a-deep-retrofit-38241941.html Deep retrofits, as they're known, customise measures to bring a house from a sub-C BER up to an A rating. Whether it's installing external insulation and mechanical heat recovery ventilation or pumping the walls and adding electricity generating photovoltaic (PV) panels to the roof, you're looking …
Kilkenny-headquartered 3CEA bids to create Ireland’s first ‘near zero emissions’ zone

Kilkenny-headquartered 3CEA bids to create Ireland’s first ‘near zero emissions’ zone

Press release 'Kilkenny Reporter' 20th March 2019 Kilkenny-based 3CEA bids to create Ireland’s first ‘near zero emissions’ zone The Kilkenny-headquartered 3 Counties Energy Agency (3 CEA) has enjoyed one of its busiest years on record and is helping a growing number of home owners, businesses, community groups and organisations as well as local authorities and …
Three counties create ‘energy-efficient zone’ to attract jobs

Three counties create ‘energy-efficient zone’ to attract jobs

Jan 21st 2018, 9:16 AM The Journal.ie link https://www.thejournal.ie/carlow-kilkenny-and-wexford-3cea-3807114-Jan2018/  THREE COUNTIES HAVE come together to create a low-carbon, energy-efficient zone which they say will attract jobs. Partners from across Carlow, Kilkenny and Wexford involved in the newly-established 3 Counties Energy Agency (3CEA) say the initiative “sets the area apart as a cluster for smart, low-carbon and …