Naughten launches ‘Call for Applications’ under new €500 million Climate Action Fund

In Energy, Environment, News by Denis Naughten

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, is today launching the first ‘Call for Applications’ under the Government’s new €500million Climate Action Fund. The Climate Action Fund will support initiatives from the public and private sector that will help Ireland reach its climate and energy targets.  The deadline for applications is October 1st 2018. The €500million fund is …

How the new renewable heat scheme can help your business

In Business & Jobs, Energy, News by Denis Naughten

Would you like to know more about the practical aspects of switching to green heat for your business? On Wednesday May 23, Teagasc and IBEC are hosting a workshop on the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat. The scheme, announced by Minister Naughten in November 2017, will offer commercial and industrial heat users an exciting opportunity to avail of financial aid …

Minister Denis Naughten announces grants for Heat Pumps are now available from today

In Energy, Families, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten is today encouraging homeowners across Roscommon-Galway to apply for grants for the installation of heat pumps. Grants of up to €3,500 are available and applications are now open. “Ireland ranks among the highest in the EU for carbon emissions from homes. Switching to renewable heating options like heat pumps will …

Local Minister Denis Naughten invites communities to a home energy upgrade information session this Friday April 27th

In Energy, Environment, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten is encouraging as many people as possible from local communities to attend an information meeting this coming Friday April 27th on his Department’s deep retrofit grant scheme for energy efficiency home improvements. “This will be the first of two upcoming information evenings, hosted by Irish Rural Link, and it will take place this Friday April 27th …

Naughten urges local applications for a €10 million fund for Energy Efficiency Design Projects

In Energy, News by Denis Naughten

Grant funding can help save 30% on energy costs p.a.  Roscommon Gaels benefits from energy upgrade  April 10, 2018  Local Minister Denis Naughten is urging businesses and organisations across Roscommon-Galway that are planning an investment in new design and energy upgrades to apply for funding under a special scheme called Excellence in Energy Efficient Design (EXEED).  Minister Denis Naughten secured …

Ballaghaderreen fast charger replaced – Minister Naughten

In Energy, Environment, Infrastructure, News, North-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that the ESB electric car charging point in Ballaghaderreen has now been replaced. It was recently brought to the attention of Minister Naughten that the fast charger in Ballaghaderreen, one of the first fast chargers in the country, was out of service. The charger was installed by ESB eCars but the as manufacturer had since …

Naughten kick-starts Biomass and Biogas Sectors with introduction of Support Scheme for Renewable Heat

In Energy, Environment, News by Denis Naughten

I have introduced a national Support Scheme for Renewable Heat after securing Government approval. The Scheme is designed to financially support the replacement of fossil fuel heating systems with renewable energy for large heat demand non-domestic users.  This covers commercial, industrial, agricultural, district heating, public sector and other non-domestic businesses and sectors (in the non-emissions trading sector). “The Support Scheme …

Ballaghaderreen fast charger to be upgraded before end of year – Naughten

In Energy, Environment, Infrastructure, News by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that the ESB electric car charging point in Ballaghaderreen will be replaced before the end of the year. It was recently brought to the attention of Minister Naughten that the fast charger in Ballaghaderreen, one of the first fast chargers in the country, was out of service. The charger was installed by ESB eCars but …

Good for Climate, fair for Ireland – EU Council agreement

In Energy, Environment, News by Denis Naughten

The agreement reached which was reached today in Luxembourg between European Environment Ministers is a fair deal for Ireland, and a good deal for climate. I believe that the overall agreement reached means that a 40% committed reduction will be a reduction across the EU, in real terms. But importantly, the agreement also takes into account the practical ability for …

New energy company enters Irish market is good news for consumers – Minister Denis Naughten

In Energy, Infrastructure, News by Denis Naughten

The entry of global energy company Just Energy into the Irish energy market has been welcomed by Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten who says ‘it is good news for consumers and a good time to switch.’ “Just Energy is an international energy company and its entry onto the Irish energy market is good news for consumers.  …