Fracking is not the way to reduce Ireland’s energy imports

Fracking is not the way to reduce Ireland’s energy imports

Ireland imports 89% of the energy it consumes during a year according to the last data release by Eurostat and 98% of this is supplied by fossil fuels. It is the 4th highest energy importer in the EU, after Malta, Luxembourg and Cyprus. Ireland’s high dependency on...

Good Energies visits Mount Lucas windfarm

Yesterday the Good Energies team went to Mount Lucas windfarm, Co. Offaly where we had a tour of the 28 3MW turbines and also attended an informative and colourful presentation by Pat Fitzgerald from Bord Na Móna about their renewable energy projects, which include...
How do we get off our Fossil Fuel addiction?

How do we get off our Fossil Fuel addiction?

Sustainable Energy – without the hot air The following is an extract of the synopsis of the excellent book by Professor David McKay We have an addiction to fossil fuels, and it’s not sustainable. The developed world gets 80% of its energy from fossil fuels; Britain,...

2030 Vision – The Future of Energy in Ireland

  Conference organised by Good Energies Alliance Ireland 19th September 2013, Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon To all Public Representatives, Local Authorities, Environmental NGOs and Policy-Makers As you know, energy is a very important topic for Ireland just now....