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Tue, Aug 19th, 2014, 11:21 am

Northern Ireland’s Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster has announced that a Canadian company is creating 19 new jobs in County […]

Preferred bidders for new western NI gas pipeline named
Thu, Aug 14th, 2014, 12:44 pm

Two companies – Northern Ireland Energy Holdings and Scotia Gas Networks (SGN) – have been announced as ‘preferred applicants’ for […]

NI Environment Minister says no to fracking company
Tue, Aug 12th, 2014, 11:41 am

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has rejected a planning application from Australian mining company Tamboran to drill an exploratory borehole […]

ESB stations cut CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes last year
Fri, Aug 1st, 2014, 10:18 am

The latest sustainability report from ESB shows that CO2 emissions from the company’s power stations were reduced by 1.5 million […]

Foster boosts wind subsidies but cuts solar support
Mon, Jul 28th, 2014, 8:55 am

DETI minister Arlene Foster has confirmed that support levels for small and medium wind projects will remain unchanged under the […]

Tonnage sent to landfill reaches new low in Northern Ireland
Sat, Jul 26th, 2014, 7:47 pm

Northern Ireland councils sent 103,262 tonnes of municipal waste to landfill between January and March 2014 – that’s a record […]

A fracking drill could be form part of the Co Fermanagh landscape in the futureFracking in Fermanagh moves a step closer
Mon, Jul 21st, 2014, 12:46 pm

Tamboran Resources Ltd says it intends to drill an exploratory borehole to collect rock samples in Fermanagh. The fracking company, […]

DETI Minister Arlene Foster has announced a consultation into Northern Ireland ROCs which will run until SeptemberFoster announces consultation into Northern Ireland ROCs
Fri, Jul 4th, 2014, 12:12 pm

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster has announced a public consultation on proposed changes to Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC) […]


Thu, Jul 3rd, 2014, 6:41 pm

An independent panel has said there are no reasons to further delay the proposed north-south electricity interconnector. The panel was […]

Durkan gives green light to £6million solar farm
Fri, Jun 27th, 2014, 4:18 pm

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has announced planning approval for Northern Ireland’s second large-scale solar farm located near Antrim. Located […]

Delays in North-South power link could lead to shortages: warning
Thu, Jun 26th, 2014, 11:10 am

Delays with the north-south electricity interconnector could see Northern Ireland facing serious energy shortages, it has been warned. The Institution […]

NI waste management company takes over its Newry rival
Tue, Jun 24th, 2014, 1:20 pm

Wastebeater  has acquired the trade and assets of a major rival. The Belfast waste management company is taking over Newry-based […]

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Contents
  • 4spacerInvest NI: Why maximising resource efficiency in our hotels makes perfect sense

Energy

  • 10spacerA look back at Energia's successful 2014 conference... and where their grants are going
  • 14spacerRenewables fund to pour 27m into Northern Ireland projects
  • 18spacerTo pay or not to pay for solar installations... the debate rages

Waste & Recycling

  • 32spacerVIEW FROM THE CAB: safety must always be a front seat passenger
  • 34spacerCOVER STORY: Full Circle Power. Northern Ireland's private and public sector collaborate to deliver solution
  • 42spacerHow Banbridge Council successfully brought its recycling back in-house

Environment

  • 58spacerSmall changes can bring big savings at Green Biz 2014
  • 60spacerRivers Agency releases its sophisticated new flood maps for Northern Ireland

Regular Columns

  • 29spacerKeith Patterson, WRAP Northern Local Authority Support Manager
  • 39spacerJim King HSENI
  • 55spacerEnvironment Minister Mark H. Durkan ...From the Desk of
  • 66spacerSustainability Corner By Liam McEvoy, Sustainos Consultant
  • 67spacerPaper Price Index: The latest from the local marketplace
regular columns

Mark H. Durkan, Minister of environmentNEW COUNCILS GEARED UP FOR TRANSFER OF PLANNING

By Mark H. Durkan, Minister of environment Local Government in Northern Ireland is undergoing its biggest change in 40 years. […]

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern IrelandSwitched on to Waste Prevention

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern Ireland As the Department of the Environment’s consultation on a Northern Ireland Waste […]

Jim King - HSENISEE THE BENEFITS OF VEHICLES’ ALL-ROUND VISIBILITY

By Jim king & Martin Rafferty – HSENI Driving of large vehicles within industry can come with a certain amount […]