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14
Sep

Renewable Energy in Food Production

Renewable Energy in Food Production The use of energy in food production is an important input in all aspects from growing, processing packaging, distribution, storing, preparing and disposing of food.   Switching to renewable energy in this sector makes good business sense; it saves money, provides a competitive advantage, enhances your reputation and plays a part […]

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03
Sep

Enerpower work with Elgin Energy to install first bifacial module test site in the Republic of Ireland

Enerpower were delighted to work with Elgin Energy to install the first bifacial module ( double-sided solar panel) test site in the Republic of Ireland.     The new solar technology has been installed on a dairy farm in Skeoughvosteen, Co. Kilkenny. Bifacial modules produce electricity from both sides of the panel by harnessing energy from sunlight […]

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Largest Solar Array
01
Sep

Enerpower secure €1 Million Contract with Lidl Ireland

Enerpower are delighted to have secured €1 million contract with Lidl for the installation of Solar Panels on a further 10 stores in Ireland over the next 12 months.   Last year Enerpower worked with Lidl on installing Ireland’s largest roof top solar array at their National distribution centre in Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Owen Power, Managing […]

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RESS Renewable Energy Auction
27
Aug

Ireland’s largest Solar Provider, Enerpower welcomes the RESS Renewable Energy Auction

The results of the RESS renewable energy auction recently have been welcomed by Owen Power, Managing Director of Ireland’s largest Solar provider, Enerpower. Projects of 1,275.5 mw which include solar and onshore wind projects have been declared “provisionally successful”.  This is Ireland’s first tender for renewable energy capacity.  All results in the auction are pending […]

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Site Engineer
14
Aug

Recruitment: Site Engineer / Manager

Enerpower are seeking to hire a Site Engineer /Manager for Solar PV projects for a short term contract in Ireland.   The role will focus specifically on development and construction of solar projects in Ireland, and generally support our other projects across Wind & Biomass as well as purchasing and tendering. This position will be based in […]

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Distilleries Renewable Energy
13
Aug

Distilleries Move Towards Renewable Energy.

Over recent years distilleries around the world have seen a movement towards renewable energy. This movement has been driven by three main factors, social and environmental responsibility, and the ability to source locally grown sustainable fuels. This movement has had a positive effect on the environment and promoted rural employment. The largest energy consumption in […]

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10
Aug

Network Ireland – Transformative Employee Nominee

Congratulations to our colleague Susan Hogan who is a finalist in the Transformative Employee Category in the Waterford branch of Network Ireland.   Susan is also nominated in the Power Within Champion Category.      The Transformative Employee category recognizes those who are exceptional employees and have initiated a transformation for their company allowing them to work better […]

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01
Jul

Plastic Free July – Some ideas for you and your business

As we move in to a new month, many people and offices are undertaking the plastic free July challenge.    Originally started in Australia in 2011, this is now considered as one of the most influential environmental campaigns in the world, with an expected 250 million participants this year alone. With this in mind, we have […]

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Biomass Customers Journey
21
May

Learn more about a biomass customers journey with Enerpower

The installation of a Biomass boiler is a green carbon neutral solution for reducing your businesses energy costs. Installing a 160kw biomass boiler can offset 100 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually. The installation and supply of a biomass boiler is dependent on each individual situation however biomass heating technology can save your business up to […]

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Energy Audit
18
May

Energy Audit Service Launched by Enerpower

Free energy audit launched today by Enerpower aims to assist businesses in choosing the right renewable energy product and financing for their business.    Companies large and small are increasingly turning to renewable energy for their energy needs as they are seeing the benefits of lower energy costs and operational savings.   In addition, companies are reducing […]

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Largest Solar Array
14
May

Lidl Distribution Centre Newbridge – Ireland’s Largest Solar Array

Ireland’s Largest Solar Array consisting of over 4364 solar pv panels and installed by Enerpower is now producing energy for the 58,000m2 distribution centre.   Enerpower worked closely with the Lidl team to ensure that their overall objectives of sustainability were met at this new purpose-built facility.    Lidl a member of the Bord bia Orgin Green […]

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08
Apr

Think Green: 5 Things Companies Can Do to Make Themselves Greener

Think Green ! ” To make sure we are best-positioned to access the opportunities out there, a new approach is essential.” Words from Grace O’Sullivan MEP.   Featured in the latest edition of the Network Magazine from Waterford Chamber, Grace O’Sullivan MEP talks about the Greening of Waterford and the Waterford Green Deal.  As part of […]

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18
Feb

Engineers Ireland Conference – Brigid Walsh confirmed contributor

Enerpower are delighted to announce that Contracts Manager Brigid Walsh will be a main contributor at the upcoming Engineers Ireland National Conference.   The National Conference taking place in the Helix at Dublin City University will take place on Thursday 23rd April. [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://enerpower.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/y2mate.com-Engineering-Climate-Action_-Solutions-to-combat-climate-change_utG6VROmVRM_1080p.mp4" autoplay="true"][/video] The theme of the National Conference is Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to combat climate in change in Ireland.   It is the aim of the…

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21
Jan

Waterford Business Awards – Enerpower receive shortlist nomination.

Enerpower are delighted to have been shortlisted in the Technology and Innovation category of the Waterford Business Awards in association with Waterford and Dungarvan Chamber of Commerce. Enerpower is one of Ireland’s leading providers of clean, renewable energy and assists companies in diversifying their energy supply in order to reduce dependence on imported fuels. Enerpower […]

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Manufacturing and Sustainability
06
Jan

Enerpower to Attend the Manufacturing and Sustainability Event in Citywest Jan 29th & 30th

Enerpower are delighted to attend the upcoming Manufacturing and Sustainability event.   The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition along with the co-located Sustainability Summit takes place in Citywest on Jan 29th and 30th. Exhibiting at this event are the most influential Irish and International companies who have delivered results in their sectors.    The […]

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Green Energy Provider
29
Nov

Green Energy Provider Nomination for Enerpower

Enerpower are delighted to be shortlisted in the Green Awards 2020 for Green Energy Provider.   Launched in 2008, the Green Awards recognise the extraordinary contribution and commitment that companies now make towards growing a greener future in Irish business today.  The Green Awards is a leading platform for sustainability intelligence, leadership and innovation in best […]

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Rooftop Solar Panel
29
Oct

Rooftop Solar Panel Installation at Lidl Newbridge.

Rooftop Solar Panel installation is currently underway at Lidl Newbridge. The rooftop solar panel installation will be Ireland’s largest solar pv installation.    This rooftop solar panel installation consists of 4364 solar panels.       These solar panels will produce 1,011929 Kilowatt hours of energy for Lidl at their new distribution facility.      Enerpower are delighted to take the […]

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Pv Generation
07
Oct

Photovoltaic Solar Energy Installed at Cahills Cheese

Photovoltaic Solar Energy system of 30Kwp has been installed at Cahill’s Cheese in Limerick.     This is another step for Cahill’s Cheese on their journey with Origin Green to become more sustainable and reducing their annual carbon emissions while providing a clean and sustainable way to generate electricity in the food production industry. This solar installation […]

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pv renewable energy
30
Sep

PV Renewable Energy – How does it work?

PV renewable energy is becoming more popular for businesses to install, but how does it work?  Businesses such as Flahavans Oats, Lidl and many more are now choosing pv renewable energy for their business.  Solar Energy is the most available source of energy, as it works from both direct and indirect sunlight.   This also means […]

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PV Panel Installation
09
Sep

PV Panel Installation Underway at Lidl Newbridge

PV Panel Installation Installation is currently underway on Ireland’s largest solar pv panel installation at the Lidl Distribution Centre at Newbridge.   Enerpower are delighted to take this opportunity to share some great photographs from our installation team on site.     This PV Panel Installation will see the team install 4364 solar pv panels on […]

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15
Apr

State aid for SSRH renewable heat technologies approved

State aid has been approved for renewable heat generation from technologies such as biomass and anaerobic digestion.    The European Union approved the aid this afternoon, Monday 15th April. Launched by the Irish Government in December 2017, this puts in place a scheme which will support businesses with the replacement of fossil fuel heating systems to […]

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Lighting Support Scheme
09
Apr

Lighting Support Scheme now open for SMEs

Lighting Support Scheme announced on Monday 8th April will see SME’s saving up to 90% on their electricity costs by upgrading to energy efficient lighting. The Minister for Communications, Climate, Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D announced that €2million funding for small and medium-sizes businesses is now available to invest in energy efficient lighting. Within […]

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01
Apr

Take control of your energy bills by choosing renewable energy

Residential customers with the Electric Ireland and PrePayPower will see an increase in their gas and electricity prices from Monday 1st April.  With an increase of 4% and 3.9% respectively this is a significant jump to the cost of residential energy. The increase will add an additional €38 a year to the average electric Ireland […]

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01
Apr

Electric Vehicles – 2019 sees an increase in number of electric vehicles sold

Electric vehicles sales are on the increase in 2019, with more sold to date, than in the whole of 2018.       Statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that a total of 1,437 electric vehicles were registered so far this year.      Just 1,233 electric vehicles were registered in the whole of […]

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22
Mar

Renewable energy grants for Irish farms now available

Renewable energy grants for Irish farms are now available under the TAMS on-farm investment scheme. This new measure makes €10m worth of grants available for energy efficiencies and renewable energy technologies. Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D announced the grants are “part of the wider drive to position Irish agriculture as […]

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12
Mar

Waterford Business Awards 2019

Enerpower were delighted to attend the Waterford Business Awards at the Tower Hotel on Friday 8th March.  The awards were held in association with Waterford and Dungarvan Chamber of Commerce.   Enerpower were shortlisted in the Technology and Innovation Category of the business awards which was sponsored by Eirgen Pharma also nominated in this category were […]

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Enerpower To attend the SEAI Energy Show 2018
05
Mar

Enerpower to attend the SEAI Energy Show 2019

Enerpower are delighted to announce that we will be attending the SEAI Energy Show at the RDS in Dublin on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th March.  This show is a business only event, which showcases the leading suppliers of energy efficiency and renewable energy products and services from Ireland and Europe. With an estimated 5,000 […]

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01
Mar

Energy Grant: Save 30% a year on energy costs

An Energy Grant known as EXEED – Excellence In Energy Efficient Design is now open. The fund of up to €6 million is available for projects that deliver best practice in the design, construction and management of buildings for optimum energy efficiency.  This scheme was launched today, Friday 1st March by Minister for Communications, Climate […]

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23
Jan

Waterford Business Awards – Enerpower receive shortlist nomination.

Enerpower are delighted to have been shortlisted in the Technology and Innovation category of the Waterford Business Awards in association with Waterford and Dungarvan Chamber of Commerce. Enerpower is the industry leader in energy efficiency and renewable technologies, delivering high quality products and services with unparalleled sector knowledge guaranteeing your business energy savings. Founded in […]

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20
Dec

Enerpower attend the sixth annual Waterford Chamber Inspiring Women in Business Lunch

Brigid Walsh, Enerpower Contracts Manager and Susan Hogan, Enerpower Office and Accounts Manager recently attended the Inspiring Women in Business lunch which took place at Waterford Castle. The event in association with Waterford Chamber and the Local Entreprise Office saw Louise Grubb CEO and Founder of Q1 Scientific and prior to that founder and Managing […]

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12
Dec

Enerpower MD Addresses the Northern European Energy Cluster

Enerpower Managing Director Owen Power spoke on Tuesday 11th December at the Northern European Energy Cluster seminar in Cork.   Speaking at the seminar Mr Power, spoke about the benefits of making the transition to solar energy as well as discussing financing options with the Better Energy Communities grant. Ciarán Galvin, Cork County Council officially opened […]

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Climate Change Index Report
10
Dec

Climate Change Performance Index Released – Ireland Rated Medium in Renewable Energy

For the second year in a row, Ireland has been ranked one of the worst in Europe in taking action on climate change. The 2019 Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI), launched at the UN climate talks in Poland, places Ireland 48th from 56 countries worldwide. With the upcoming support scheme for renewable heat, Ireland has […]

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30
Oct

Enerpower now a Drayton Control reseller in Ireland.

Enerpower is delighted to announce that we have become a reseller in Ireland for Drayton Controls by Schenider Electric. Drayton is a leader in smart and efficient heating controls, who pride themselves on having a reputation based on quality, reliability and technical excellence. With over 60 years’ experience in the heating industry all Drayton valves and […]

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13
Oct

Toys 4.0 Engineers Event

We were delighted to attend the Toys 4.0 Engineers event in association with Waterford Chamber of Commerce and WIT on Thursday 11th October.  Held in the WIT Arena at Carriganore, engineering, technology and robotics were to the forefront for all those who attended. The event opened by Waterford Chamber of Commerce President Kathryn Kiely and […]

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2mw Woodchip Biomass Boiler Installation
08
Oct

Irish Bioenergy Association Tour – 26th Sept 2018

On Wednesday 26th September, The Irish Bioenergy Association Tour took place. This was a visit to Bioenergy Processing and Heating Facilities.   IrBEA is the association representing the Bioenergy Industry in Ireland. The main objectives of the association are to influence policy makers to promote the development of bioenergy and to promote the interests of […]

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31
Jul

Government Grant for Solar Panels for your home

A new grant scheme announced on Tuesday 31st July, by Minister Denis Naughten T.D is to support you installing Solar Panels for your home. If you live in a 3 bed semi-detached house, you could save between €200-€300 per year on your electricity bill by installing solar panels for your home.  It is the intention […]

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12
Jul

Support Scheme to help Install Biomass Boiler in to your business

Support Scheme to help Install Biomass Boiler in to your business The Support Scheme for Renewable Heat was launched in December 2017 by Minister Denis Naughten to contribute to Ireland meeting 2020 renewable energy targets. This scheme is to financially support businesses with the replacement of fossil fuel heating systems with renewable energy such as [...]

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Solar Panel Grants
04
Jul

Understanding Solar PV Technology to Save Your Business Money

Understanding Solar PV Technology and how it can help your business save money. Solar Energy is the earths most available source of energy, working from both direct and indirect sunlight, this means that a photovoltaic system will still function on overcast days in Ireland will continue to generate free electricity for your business. By installing [...]

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26
Jun

Financing Your Renewable Energy Project

Financing your Renewable Energy Project Did you know that Enerpower can arrange finance for your company to install a renewable energy solution such as Wind Energy, Solar PV and Biomass Boilers? If you choose Enerpower for your renewable energy project, we can work with you to arrange finance for your company to install a renewable [...]

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Biomass Boiler System
19
Jun

Biomass Boiler System Installed at Sawmills in Co. Offaly

Enerpower Install a 550kw Biomass Boiler at Sawmills in Co. Offaly Enerpower have installed a 550Kw Gilles Biomass Boiler System at Standish Sawmills in Co. Offaly.  Standish Sawmills were looking for a boiler that gave them the ability to power dry kilns at their Co. Offaly based factory. Standish Sawmills is one of Ireland's leading [...]

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solar panel output
30
May

High Output from Enerpower Solar PV Panels

High Output from Enerpower Solar PV Panels Solar Panel Output from a Solar Electric System in the South East of Ireland. Enerpower is one of Ireland’s leading renewable energy companies providing a wide range of cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions working across both Ireland and Northern Ireland. Enerpower installed a 130kwp rooftop mounted Solar Photo [...]

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Biomass Boiler Service
01
May

Enerpower install 1000kw Biomass Boiler to Combilift, Co. Monaghan.

Enerpower install 1000kw Biomass Boiler to Combilift, Co. Monaghan. Waterford Company Enerpower have installed a 1000kw Biomass Boiler on site at Combilifts new manufacturing facility in Co. Monaghan.   By installing a multifuel biomass boiler, Combilift are ensuring that their business is future proofed against price fluctuations of fuel. Combilift officially open their new factory [...]

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biomass boiler
12
Apr

Enerpower install a 160kw wood chip boiler at Charles River laboratories

Enerpower install a 160kw wood chip boiler at charles river laboratories Enerpower install a 160KW wood chip boiler at Charles River laboratories in Ballina, Co. Mayo. The 160kW Gilles HPK-RA wood chip Boiler will provide space heating and hot water for the site, ensuring that Charles River are offsetting 100 tonnes of C02 per annum [...]

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SEAI Energy Show 2016
07
Apr

SEAI Energy Show 2016

SEAI Energy Show 2016 Enerpower are delighted to be showing at the SEAI Energy in the RDS, Dublin, 6th & 7th April 2016. Come visit us at the Austrian Pavilion, we have fantastic energy saving products and amazing show offers! We look forward to seeing you at the show Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Contact us [...]

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Solar pv -a bright future for solar power
30
Mar

Solar PV – A bright future for solar power

Solar PV - A bright future for solar power A bright future for solar powerMon, Jan 25, 2016, 01:05  Sir, – In response to John FitzGerald, nobody can argue with the view that early adopters of new technology can pay a high price (“Early adopters can pay a heavy price”, January 12th). However, in the case [...]

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solar panel output
07
Jun

Enerpower Contracted To Supply, Install & Commission Biomass Boiler For Tesco Wicklow

Enerpower Contracted To Supply, Install & Commission Biomass Boiler For Tesco Wicklow Enerpower has been contracted to supply, install and commission a 160kWh biomass bolier for Tesco in Wicklow. Tesco will make the switch from oil to biomass with the aim of reducing costs, increasing profitability and minimising their environmental impact. "The key to success is to turn green [...]

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