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20
Dec

Happy Christmas From Enerpower

Enerpower would like to wish all its followers a great christmas and a prosperous new year. I will be back in January with more blog posts to answer any questions you may have about renewable energy.

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17
Dec

Irish energy costs soar due to Middle East unrest threatening oil supplies

Threats to oil supplies as a result of unrest in the Middle East and North Africa are pushing up the cost of energy for Irish households and businesses. The latest Bord Gáis Energy Index (BGEI) rose 2% in November, mostly as a result of a 2% increase in wholesale oil prices during the month. The Bord Gáis Energy Index now stands at 152, an increase of 5% on Nov 2011.…

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12
Dec

Log Gasification Boilers

Seasoned wood logs can be burned in boilers. Such boilers are typically batch fed at intervals of up to a number of hours depending on heat demand. Some models are gasification boilers in which the wood is heated initially to produce a gas which is subsequently burned in a separate combustion chamber. The Gilles wood Gasification boiler ranges from 20kW to 48 kW and is over 93% efficient.  It has…

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11
Dec

Multi fuel Boilers

Many boilers are set up to deal with only one fuel type, but Gilles woodchip and industrial boilers are multi fuel. As Gilles woodchip boilers can burn a variety of fuels such as woodchip, wood pellets, wood logs, miscanthus, willow, straw, hay, grain, cereals etc. they ensure stability of fuel supply. This also helps ensure your business if future proofed against price fluctuations of fuel. Gilles woodchip boiler’s combustion chambers…

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10
Dec

€30m turbines to help protect 4,000 jobs

It is hoped up to 4,000 jobs will be secured after An Bord Pleanála last week granted permission to four healthcare companies to build €30m wind turbines in Cork Harbour. The planning appeals board granted healthcare companies Janssen Biologics, (Centocor at the time of the application), DePuy, GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis permission to build four wind turbines, each 100m high, to supply their plants with green energy. It is estimated that…

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