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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. […]

Irish Energy Investments Increase Presence In Northern Ireland
Fri, May 29th, 2015, 3:02 pm

Irish Energy Investments Limited (IEI), the company that owns RiverRidge Recycling, has announced the acquisition of Natural World Products (NWP) […]

Northern Ireland salt well drilling begins
Mon, May 25th, 2015, 12:42 pm

Well drilling and project management specialist Acona UK has begun drilling operations on a salt well for AIM-listed InfraStrata plc on […]

Our Sustainable Village a big hit at Balmoral Show
Thu, May 14th, 2015, 12:58 pm

Sustainable Ireland’s stunning new addition to this year’s Balmoral Show, The Sustainable Village, has proved to be a big hit […]

Powerair’s work with Huhtamaki becomes Ingersoll Rand case study
Wed, Apr 22nd, 2015, 11:23 am

  In the end, it was a simple scenario: Huhtamaki had a problem, and Powerair had a solution. The upshot was […]

This year’s Balmoral Show will be biggest and best yet
Thu, Mar 26th, 2015, 11:08 am

The biggest and best Balmoral Show is on its way, according to the organisers. RUAS chief executive Colin McDonald announced […]

Greenlink interconnector won’t be getting the green light
Wed, Mar 11th, 2015, 10:34 am

Ofgem is not taking forward the ‘Greenlink’ interconnector between Ireland and Wales, which it believes will not provide sufficient value […]

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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 […]