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New campaign urges Government rethink over cuts to small-scale renewables
Fri, Sep 25th, 2015, 11:15 am

A new joint campaign is being launched RenewableUK and the Solar Trade Association opposing the Government’s plans to cut financial […]

Planning Permission Refused for Arc21 waste incinerator
Thu, Sep 24th, 2015, 5:20 pm

Planning permission for a £240m recycling and incinerator facility on the outskirts of Belfast has been refused by Environment Minister […]

Housing Executive announces NI’s largest domestic solar panel scheme
Wed, Sep 16th, 2015, 1:37 pm

In another first from the Housing Executive it has announced a contract for the largest domestic renewable solar PV installation […]

Winners All – At Sustainable Ireland 2015 Awards
Thu, Sep 10th, 2015, 9:00 am

What a night! The Sustainable Ireland 2015 Awards at the Ramada Hotel in Belfast on Wednesday night was a resounding […]

Changes to the NI Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme
Wed, Sep 9th, 2015, 1:39 pm

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell, has announced proposed changes to the Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme. […]

Changes to Feed-In Tariff Under Fire
Mon, Sep 7th, 2015, 4:14 pm

The UK Government is proposing changes to the Feed-In Tariff (FiT) programme which supports small scale renewables. Many thousands of […]

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 […]

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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 […]