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.  …

Naughten announces over €2 million funding for energy efficiency upgrades locally

In Energy, Infrastructure, News by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has provided more than €2 million for energy efficiency upgrades in the coming months to homes, businesses and community buildings locally that will improve quality of life. Local families will have their fuel-poor homes upgraded through improved insulation, heating, lighting, window and floor upgrades which will reduce energy bills and make these homes more comfortable and healthier. …

Minister Denis Naughten announces new €5 million Scheme to Deep Retrofit Homes

In Energy, Infrastructure, News by Denis Naughten

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action & Environment Denis Naughten has today announced a new multi-annual scheme to provide financial support to people who want to upgrade their homes to an ‘A’ rating on the Building Energy Rating (BER) scale. The allocation of €5 million to the scheme this year will fund major energy efficiency upgrades to homes and low …

Denis Naughten launches expansion of Schemes to tackle energy poverty

In Energy, Families, Health, News, Older People by Denis Naughten

Local Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten has announced an expansion of Schemes to combat energy poverty and encourages eligible householders across Roscommon and East Galway to apply. March 6th 2017 Speaking at the Energy Action Fuel Poverty and Climate Action Conference 2017 Minister Naughten said: “Everyone deserves a home they can afford to heat and to …