ANTI-FRACKING BILL WELCOME, BUT NOT ENOUGH

ANTI-FRACKING BILL WELCOME, BUT NOT ENOUGH

An amendment of the Petroleum and Minerals Act 1960 has been brought to the floor of the Dáil byand publicised as a ban on fracking.  The approach is to redefine Petroleum as “does not include any gas extracted through unconventional gas exploration and extraction...
Stunning success of Renewable Energies – Prosperous Communities!

Stunning success of Renewable Energies – Prosperous Communities!

The event “Renewable Energies – Prosperous Communities” has been a success. Yesterday, almost 100 people gathered in Manorhamilton to take their energy future into their own hands. The main outcome of this pioneering event was the decision to develop a plan for...
Stunning success of Renewable Energies – Prosperous Communities!

Only one week to start changing Ireland’s energy landscape!

Only 7 days left to Renewable Energies – Prosperous Communities! A full day of workshops and discussion taking place in Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. This full day of workshops and discussions will look at the ways that renewable energies can generate income for...
Millions of euro spent on imported energy in Manorhamilton

Millions of euro spent on imported energy in Manorhamilton

Manorhamilton households spend more than €2 million every year on transport and other energy uses. This is the startling total determined through an Energy Audit carried out by GEAI and Love Leitrim volunteers. The study calculates that the 563 households in the town...
Deborah Rogers: The economics of fracking

Deborah Rogers: The economics of fracking

Deborah Rogers – Founder of EnergyPolicyForum and critic of Fracking Deborah Rogers is an expert in the economics of shale gas and an advisor to the Obama administration.  Speaking at the 2030 Vision conference in Carrick-on-Shannon this month, she made it clear...