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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 […]

Ashcroft Trailer Hire gets its stolen trailer back… after a year
Thu, Feb 26th, 2015, 1:20 pm

Ashcroft Trailer Hire has had a valuable trailer, which was stolen over a year ago, returned to them. The £12,000 […]

Britain on its way to meeting 2020 renewable targets
Tue, Feb 24th, 2015, 2:22 pm

With wind power substituting for gas and coal use and driving down greenhouse gas emissions, the UK is on track […]

Northern Ireland windfarm reopens after turbine collapse
Fri, Feb 13th, 2015, 12:15 pm

A Northern Ireland windfarm which was shut last month following the collapse of a turbine has been given the go-ahead to reopen. […]

Rethink Waste campaign launches new recycling locator
Wed, Feb 4th, 2015, 2:14 pm

WRAP is supporting partners in their efforts to increase effective recycling with the launch of a new Recycling Locator as […]

RiverRidge warns of imminent changes to Landfill Tax Classification
Wed, Feb 4th, 2015, 2:11 pm

Imminent changes to landfill tax means that local businesses in the Construction and Demolition (C&D) industry could be heavily out […]

Thu, Jan 29th, 2015, 7:13 am

Almost a fifth (19.5%) of the entire electricity requirement for Northern Ireland came from renewable sources in 2014, 18.3% of […]

NIEA Chief is leaving to take up Scottish post
Tue, Jan 27th, 2015, 2:59 pm

Northern Ireland Environment Agency chief executive Terry A’Hearn is set to succeed James Curran as chief executive of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency in April. His background […]

Visit our unique sustainable village at Balmoral Show
Tue, Jan 27th, 2015, 10:05 am

It has been said that the world is a village – and if that is the case, we would like […]

ireland hits a new high in wind energy production
Thu, Jan 8th, 2015, 12:17 pm

The island of Ireland has taken quite a battering from the wind recently… but that’s been good news for the […]

Probe under way after turbine collapses at Tyrone wind farm
Mon, Jan 5th, 2015, 3:25 pm

Following the collapse 0f a 100-metre high wind turbine  in Northern Ireladn, the remaining turbines have been shut down. Doreen Walker, director of […]

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Sam KnoxEnergy Institute gearing up for a busy new year

By Sam Knox, Chairperson, Energy Institute Northern Ireland Branch Happy New Year to everyone and welcome to the Energy Institute […]


By Mark H. Durkan, Minister of environment Throughout Ireland we are fortunate to have a wealth and diversity of wonderful […]

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern IrelandTo infinity, and Belgium

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern Ireland With the new year just beginning, I wanted to share with you […]