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Schools are a community hub so these actions have a ripple effect in the local community, says Cathy Baxter, manager of Green Schools

The kids are home from school, and they’re educating their parents: buy less stuff, be better at recycling, get on the bike and, increasingly, don’t b(...)

The current BER of your home and what measures will be required to bring it up to a BER of B2 is also included in the assessment. Photograph: iStock

With energy prices on the rise and government grants covering about half of the cost of retrofitting your home, there has arguably never been a better(...)

One of the easiest ways to manage your energy is by replacing your lighting with LED lights

With inflation and a global energy crisis increasing the cost of living, many people are wondering how to cut down their energy usage or find out how (...)

Amundi is the largest asset manager in Europe, with €2tn managed on behalf of savers worldwide.

Savers and investors are becoming increasingly environmentally conscious but how sure can they be that their cash isn’t being used for environmentally(...)

When Peamount’s star striker, Eleanor Ryan-Doyle, signed with Birmingham City last summer the Irish club didn’t even get an email from the British side informing them, says club chairperson Katie Thompson. ‘The British clubs don’t even have to ask us. We get nothing,” she says. Photograph : Lorraine O’Sullivan

Women’s soccer clubs are calling on the FAI to seek an end to a “discriminatory rule” which they say is depriving them of tens of thousands of euro an(...)

Spanish utility giant Iberdrola entered the Irish domestic energy market in 2019. Photograph: iStock

Iberdrola Ireland has become the latest energy supplier to increase its prices, with the Spanish utility giant announcing a 24 per cent increase in el(...)

The Government wants every home and business premises countrywide to have a smart meter by the end of 2024. File photograph: Getty Images

Just 10 per cent of the 750,000 homes that now have smart meters are using them, according to a consumer watchdog. Smart meters record the switch fr(...)

SSE Renewables intends building a wind farm on the Arklow Bank off Co Wicklow capable of supplying almost 850,000 homes with power.  Photograph: iStock

Energy group SSE Renewables plans to seek consent for its €2.5 billion Irish Sea wind farm under a new regime announced by the Government this week. (...)

Mainstream Renewable Power is targetting global growth.

Mainstream Renewable Power, the wind and solar energy group founded by Eddie O’Connor, has raised a further €575 million in investment, valuing the co(...)

Wednesday’s cut in excise duties on diesel and petrol  merely reverses the price increase of the past two weeks. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Those arguing that the current upsurge in inflation would be temporary – a finite manifestation of the post-Covid unwind – were already on the back fo(...)

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