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Monthly Archives: March 2013

German article reveals the total economic cost of cars to each driver…. Euro 332,000

332.000 Euro for cars! According to an analysis of the «Verlag Motor Presse Stuttgart«, this is the amount spent by the average German during his/her 54 years of «automobile life». This includes buying 3 new and 5 used cars, insurances, taxes, parking, maintenance, tires and oil change. By the way: you can have a «lifetime flat rate»

IWEA Community Engagement a start, but Falls Short

The Irish Wind Energy Association has developed a local community involvement model document that is a good start. It is available here. It essentially suggests a figure of €1000 per MW per year installed or less than 0.5% of the gross income. (Using Eirgrid’s 2012  28.8% CF and €75/MWh). This is a paltry figure, and

IWEA Community Engagement a Start, but Falls Short

The Irish Wind Energy Association has developed a local community involvement model document that is a good start. It is available here. It essentially suggests a figure of €1000 per MW per year installed or less than 0.5% of the gross income. (Using Eirgrid’s 2012 28.8% CF and €75/MWh). This is a paltry figure, and

Energy Neighbourhoods: Cahir father is mad for saving energy

Jack writes: “My dad’s gone crazy these days since he joined the Energy Neighbourhoods project, thinking of new ways to save energy and money. Some days I don’t know what’s going through his head. Perhaps he’s already thinking of another energy saving plan. Like his last wonderful plan by putting an egg timer in the

Energy Neighbourhoods: Cahir Father is Mad for Saving Energy

Jack writes: “My dad’s gone crazy these days since he joined the Energy Neighbourhoods Project, thinking of new ways to save energy and money. Some days I don’t know what’s going through his head. Perhaps he’s already thinking of another energy saving plan. Like his last wonderful plan by putting an egg timer in the

Green Awards 2013

The Tipperary Energy Agency are delighted to report our CEO Paul Kenny has been shortlisted for the Green Leader Award. We would also like to congratulate North Tipperary County Council on their nomination for the Green Public Sector Award. Well done on this great achievement!

Engineering Analyst Vacancy

Tipperary Energy Agency is currently looking to recruit an  Engineering Analyst  intern under the  National Jobbridge scheme. For more information and details on how to apply for the vacancy