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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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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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PV Solar Panels
19
Nov

PV Solar Panel Installation In Co. Louth

PV Solar Panels were installed recently at McCloskeys Bakery in Drogheda Co. Louth.  The aim of the installation is provide solar solution that is sustainable and emission free to their site.    This installation will also ensure a significant reduction in the cost of energy for the company. McCloskeys Bakery in Co. Louth is the home […]

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PV Solar Panels
23
Oct

11Kwp Solar Panel Installation in Wicklow

Enerpower were delighted to recently work on a solar panel installation in Wicklow for the Dominican Sisters from An Tairseach Ecology Centre in Co. Wicklow. The Dominican Sisters practice sustainable living and environmental education at their centre in Wicklow town.  The aim on site was to provide a commercial solar power that is sustainable and […]

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SEAI Renewable Energy Grants for 2019
08
Oct

SEAI Renewable Energy Grants for 2019

Enerpower are now working towards applications for the SEAI Renewable Energy Grants for 2019 .    Opening later this year, grants available through the SEAI can assist and help with the financing your renewable energy project. Through the Better Energy Communities Grant scheme, funding is available for Up to 50% funding for community projects such as […]

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Financing your solar panel project
17
Sep

Financing your solar panel project with Better Energy Community Grants

Many businesses are now looking at options to reduce the cost of energy. The cost of financing your solar panel project is currently on fast reducing track.    With government subsidy funding and financial incentives for PV panels, this makes solar panel installation an attractive investment for your business. Grant support is available, through the Better […]

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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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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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Solar Pv System
22
Dec

Solar panels installed at Pembrokestown House by Waterford company Enerpower

Solar panels installed at Pembrokestown House by Waterford company Enerpower Enerpower have recently completed a installation of a solar pv system  at Pembrokestown House in Co. Waterford. The coach house in the grounds of this home is a blend of contemporary design and original features.  Working closely with the Beatty family, Enerpower Irelands leading renewable [...]

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Solar pv panel kit for sale
18
Jul

Solar PV panel kit for sale

Solar PV panel kit for sale Pv panels Ireland cost Know all the benefits of Solar PV and want to fit Solar PV panels yourself? We are now selling 3KWp system for just €3500, supply only. If you are looking to guarantee huge electricity savings for your home, than solar panels may be of huge benefit to you [...]

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02
Aug

Homeowners get €800 grant towards solar

The SEAI Better Energy Homes Scheme allows homeowners to apply for a grant of €800 towards their solar thermal heating system. Click for more information on the scheme: http://www.seai.ie/Grants/Better_energy_homes/homeowner/What_Grants_Are_Available/ Click for solar thermal heating systems: http://www.enerpower.ie/page/solar/solar

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24
Jul

Is Renewable Energy Right For You?

If you are unsure if renewable energy is right for your home or business, Enerpower can help. We will conduct a free desktop survey with you over the phone to find out what your requirements are and we will then advise you the best possible solution. As we offer a wide range of solutions, biomass, solar, wind, district heating, heat-pumps etc... we will be able to match the technology to…

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29
Jun

Renewable Energy for Food Producers and Agri-Business

As I mentioned in last fridays entry if you are a food producer or farmer you know that energy costs make up a significant proportion of your expenses. This section of the blog advises you on ways to reduce your energy spend. Today I am going to zone in on renewable energy on dairy farming and pig farming. Renewable Energy and Dairy Farming An adequate and reliable supply of hot…

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27
Jun

Explaining Part-L

Part L of the Irish Building Regulations deals with the conservation of fuel and energy. The regulation itself states that a building shall be designed and constructed so as to ensure that the energy performance of the building is such as to limit the amount of energy required for the operation of the building and the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions associated with this energy use insofar as is…

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22
Jun

Renewable Energy for Food Producers and Agri-Business

If you are a food producer or farmer you know that energy costs make up a significant proportion of your expenses. This blog will advise you how you can reduce your energy spend. We will be make a number of posts on this topic- so follow the blog and check back every Friday. You will find this especially interesting if you are involved in the following sectors such as: horticulture,…

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21
Jun

What’s the difference between solar tubes, solar panels (and solar PV)?

Solar Thermal Solar thermal collectors are modular and either ‘building integrated’, i.e. forming part of the cladding system, or ‘bolt on’. Arrays are typically pitched at about 30º and orientated between southeast and southwest, and it’s important that overshadowing is avoided. In Ireland heat exchangers are used to transfer the heat collected from the solar collector circuit to the hot water store or circuit. The two main types of solar…

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15
Jun

Renewable Heat Incentive Announced in Northern Ireland

The DETI Minister, Arlene Foster, has officially launched the Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Premium Payment scheme (NIRHPP). The NIRHPP is a government designed scheme to help domestic householders in Northern Ireland afford renewable technologies that can heat their home. This is a short term measure prior to the possible introduction of a Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for the domestic sector. The scheme was opened to application on the…

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