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Posted July 1, 2019

Energia to invest €3bn in renewable energy projects

Energy company Energia has announced a €3 billion investment in Ireland over the next five years. The investment in renewable energy generation will create 200 direct jobs and between 3,000 to 5,000 construction jobs. Energia has operated in Ireland for…
Posted June 14, 2019

Iberdrola plans Europe’s largest solar plant in Spain

Spanish-based electric utility Iberdrola has announced it is moving forward with plans to build a 590MW solar project which, upon completion, would become Europe’s largest solar PV project. The €300 million Francisco Pizarro solar project is part of the company’s…
Posted June 13, 2019

How Can BIM Mitigate Construction Risks?

Building information modeling, or BIM, is a process of developing a building’s features digitally. The information and building model created from this process are used throughout the building’s lifecycle. BIM is most often implemented with BIM-specific software, like Revit and ArchiCAD. BIM Makes…
Posted June 12, 2019

Ireland emerging as attractive market for offshore wind

Falling development costs and new technology have made Ireland an attractive emerging market for offshore wind, it has been claimed. According to Dr Val Cummins from UCC’s School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Science, offshore wind has become increasingly important…
Posted May 31, 2019

How To Avoid Data Centre Planning Delays

Data centres are becoming increasingly important to Ireland’s economic and digital future. But gaining planning permission to build them is often fraught with delays. Planner Shauna Woods and environmental specialist Barry Sheridan from AECOM look at the success of Facebook’s Clonee Data…