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06
Oct

Enerpower take part in Toys 4 Engineers with Waterford Chamber

Enerpower are delighted to be taking part in this years Toys 4 Engineers in association with Waterford Chamber of Commerce.   The event will take place online over three days from Tuesday 6th October has a very exciting line up which offers something for everyone. This event is hugely important to showcase the talent and innovation […]

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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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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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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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13
Aug

Solar Panel Installation In Pictures

Topic: PV Solar Panels Ireland: In Pictures. Click below to view a solar panel installation in pictures.   These Solar PV panels were installed on a factory in 2017.  We put together a few pictures from the installation in a brief slide show to illustrate how an installation takes place.  This is a 130kWp system. Click […]

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02
Jan

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,700 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get that many views. Click here to see the complete report.

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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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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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20
Sep

Visit us at the National Ploughing Championships 2012

Visit Enerpower during the National Ploughing Championships 2012 The National Ploughing Championship is one of Europe’s largest Outdoor Exhibitions and Agricultural Trade Shows. This year’s National Ploughing Championships will take place from September 25th to 27th at Heathpark, New Ross, Co. Wexford Enerpower will be launching their new Acorn multi-fuel boiler at this years Ploughing Championships. Visit our stand: Q. 518 in Block 1 Our new boiler will be on…

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31
Jul

Bord Gáis applies for permission to increase gas prices

Gas prices may increase for all residential customers if permission is granted to Bord Gáis Energy to increase prices by over 7.5%. The Commission for Energy Regulation has two weeks to consider the request. It is widely expected to sanction the increase despite the fall in gas prices globally. Bord Gáis Energy provides gas to 70% of all residential customers. If the price increase is approved the average yearly gas…

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30
Jul

Oil prices will increase if Iran closes the Strait of Hormuz

[caption id="attachment_292" align="aligncenter" width="250"] Strait_of_hormuz[/caption] Approximately 20% of the worlds oil passes through the Strait of Hormuz.  In recent days Iran issued repetitions of threats to close the Strait of Hormuz by military means. There have been a series of such threats over the past year. This conflict may increase the price of oil significanlty. Experts have predicted that oil prices will rise to between 300-500 dollars per barrel if…

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27
Jul

WHAT IS A BER?

 A Building Energy Rating or BER is similar to the energy label on your fridge with a scale of A-G. A-rated homes are the most energy efficient and G the least efficient.  An example of a BER Certificate  How is a BER calculated? A BER is based on the characteristics of major components of the dwelling (wall, roof and floor dimensions, window and door sizes and orientations) as well as…

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