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Are YOU a winner in Sustainable Ireland 2015 Awards?
Thu, Aug 27th, 2015, 7:31 pm

The entries are in. They’ve been judged. Who has won what in  the 2015 Sustainable Ireland Awards? And why? The […]

Plastic Bag Use in NI is UP on Last Year
Thu, Aug 27th, 2015, 7:13 pm

The second set of official Carrier Bag Levy statistics covering the period 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015 (as […]

First Phase of £100m Biomass Terminal Nears Completion
Fri, Aug 7th, 2015, 3:58 pm

Work is nearing completion on the first phase of the new £100m biomass terminal at the Port of Liverpool, which […]

UK to Remain Top Offshore Wind Power Market by 2025
Fri, Aug 7th, 2015, 3:25 pm

The UK will remain the leading offshore wind power market globally by 2025, with its installed capacity increasing from 4.5 […]

ecar set for future development with ESB Group
Tue, Aug 4th, 2015, 4:31 pm

Transport Minister Danny Kennedy and Environment Minister Mark H Durkan have announced that responsibility for the operation, maintenance and development […]

ashcroft trailer hire offer £1000 finders fee for return of stolen trailer
Fri, Jul 31st, 2015, 2:24 pm

Ashcroft Trailer Hire are renewing their appeal for information about a stolen trailer, and are offering a £1000 finders fee […]

Gaelectric appoint new chief technology officer
Tue, Jul 21st, 2015, 9:53 am

Gaelectric Holdings plc, the holding company for the Gaelectric Group which has operating and development interests across the renewable energy […]

Northern Ireland CAES Project recommended for EU financing
Wed, Jul 15th, 2015, 10:23 am

The European Union has agreed to provide financing of up to €6.47 million for Gaelectric’s compressed air energy storage (CAES) project near […]

Sustainable Ireland Awards: get your entries in by the end of July!
Wed, Jul 8th, 2015, 10:11 am

REMINDER: The deadline for entering the the 2015 Sustainable Ireland Awards is July 31. Anyone wishing to enter should get […]

Another Ashcroft trailer stolen
Tue, Jul 7th, 2015, 3:56 pm

Ashcroft Trailer Hire have had another trailer stolen… just a few weeks after the last one. This time the Newtownabbey firm […]

Proposed North-South interconnector will be overground
Tue, Jun 9th, 2015, 12:12 pm

The new north-south electricity interconnector is to be built entirely above ground. A planning application for the controversial £250m project has […]

Firms combine to introduce battery storage to Northern Ireland
Thu, Jun 4th, 2015, 11:21 am

Gaelectric and Tesla have announced the purchase and planned deployment of Tesla Energy’s first battery power utility-scale project in Northern Ireland. […]

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  • 6spacerEnergy Institute focusses on the challenge of a new Communications strategy
  • 8spacerAlmac Group sheds light on significant energy savings
  • 10spacerOverground North-South interconnector gets the green light and divides opinion
  • 12spacerEnergia installs energy savings for Northern Ireland businesses
  • 23spacerElectria Wind introduces innovative range of medium sized turbines

Waste & Recycling

  • 26spacerMBE honour TBF Thompson, Managing Director Andy Magowan
  • 28spacerPlant Hoses always responds rapidly to a demanding and vibrant industry
  • 30spacerScandal as no fewer than 1.8 million waste tyres are found to choking Northern Ireland annually
  • 32spacerRapid, sustained success makes BlueMAC the rising stars of the waste management industry
  • 34spacerHow the dynamic Celine Grant is driving ReGen to new horizons


  • 50spacerNo change in total Northern Ireland greenhouse gas emissions
  • 40spacerCrest Centre in Fermanagh begins important cross-border work


  • 18spacerExhibitors praise our Sustainable Village at the Balmoral Show

Regular Columns

  • 05spacerSam Knox, Chairperson, Energy Institute Northern Ireland Branch ...From the Desk of
  • 27spacerIan Garner, Manager WRAP Northern Ireland
  • 49spacerEnvironment Minister Mark H. Durkan ...From the Desk of
  • 51spacerPaper Price Index: The latest from the local marketplace
regular columns

Sam KnoxPositive leadership for new challenges

By Sam Knox, Chairperson, Energy Institute Northern Ireland Branch New communications strategy centres on speed of change within the Energy […]

Mark H. Durkan, Minister of environmentCommunity engagement at the fore of environment grants

By Mark H. Durkan, Minister of environment Community engagement should be at the fore of the environment grants we are […]

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern IrelandRecycling in a world of constant change

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern Ireland Northern Ireland’s councils face major challenges to increase EU recycling targets. April […]