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Monthly Archives: September 2012

TEA and the 152mph Electric Car

The TEA have been trying out the Renault Fluence for the past 3 weeks; courtesy of Pat Cleary Motors. The car will be going to the Tipperary Institute next week for their SERVE conference. Meantime the land speed record has been broken by an electric car built by Lotus and this link shows the electric

SERVE Energy week event remaining places now available at 50% Discount

The SERVE Project is funded under the EU CONCERTO Programme. The project has triggered an investment of €8.5m in sustainable energy actions in North Tipperary. 400 buildings have been upgraded, 500 individual renewable energy heating systems installed, 50 Eco Buildings constructed, two district heating systems and 2MW of biomass heating systems installed. Detailed analysis of

SERVE Energy Week 2012 & Final Conference

SERVE Energy Week & Final Conference is starting next week ! A wide variety of events are happening all next week to appeal to people in the construction industry, home owners business owners, local authorities and many more. Register now as places are limited For more details on the events happening all next week, click

SERVE Energy Week 2012 & Final Conference

SERVE Energy Week & Final Conference is starting next week ! A wide variety of events are happening all next week to appeal to people in the construction industry, home owners business owners, local authorities and many more. Register now as places are limited   For more details on the events happening all next week, click here. Click here

ECCC Award ceremony video now up.

For those of you who took part in ECCC, very well done to you all.  Everyone was a winner for saving energy and money. You can view the video of the award ceremony on our You Tube Channel by clicking the link below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouKeR2E6Ymo&feature=plcp

Great Electric Drive ecar arrives in Thurles

Olivia O’Brien, a second level teacher at the Presentation Convent in Thurles has just recieved her electric car.  She is taking part in the ESB ecar Great Electric Drive trial.  The lucky Olivia is driving a Mitsubishi I-Miev.  A number of months ago, the Presentation Convent won the SEAI One Good Idea competition.  Don’t forget

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Borrisokane Localswitch Association will be appointing 9 Community Enterprise Developers to work with us over the next few weeks.   Job Description;   The Community Enterprise Developers will;   Conduct and collect household surveys for Borrisokane residents. Take part in preparation sessions for the Borrisokane Jobs Fair on September 20th Host an enterprise focus group

Electricity Prices to increase by 5.9% from October

Just a number of days after the energy regulator granted the increase in the price of Natural Gas, electricity prices are now to be hiked by 5.9%. Since 60% of our electricity is generated by burning natural gas, it was only a matter of time before the increased gas price would be reflected in the price of