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Carrickmacross students win World of Work Sustainability Project

A group of second-year students from Inver College in Carrickmacross won a national schools sustainability competition for their creative and educational “Water Agents” campaign.

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Gas powered 57% of Ireland’s electricity in May

The critical role of gas in Ireland’s energy mix came to the fore again in May, reliably generating well over half the country’s electricity, as the contribution from wind generation fell by 38% month-on-month.

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Drogheda student wins national carbon monoxide safety competition

Raul Kovacs from sixth class in St Paul’s Senior National School in Drogheda has won a nationwide poster competition to raise awareness of carbon monoxide and the dangers that it can pose in our homes.

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Gas demand falls 14% month-on-month

Gas demand fell 14% in April compared to March, with several sectors requiring less energy during this period. Demand dropped 10% compared to April 2022.

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New revenue stream for farmers could significantly reduce emissions

Significant opportunity for the agricultural and energy sectors to join forces and create a thriving biomethane economy in Ireland by 2030.

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Gas Networks Ireland and Circle K now offering carbon neutral fuel for HGVs 

Gas Networks Ireland and Circle K have taken another step forward in reducing emissions from Ireland’s transport industry - one of the most difficult industries to decarbonise. 

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Gas demand up 14% in March

Gas generated 45% of Ireland’s electricity as it did in February. At times during the month, gas powered almost 90% of the country’s electricity, peaking at 88% and never dropping below 12%.

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Overall gas demand fell in February, but demand increased in the transport sector

A mild February saw Ireland’s overall gas demand fall by 11% compared to January.

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Gas network is at the heart of Ireland’s new energy future - new Gas Networks Ireland Report

In its latest report “Ireland’s Gas Network – at the heart of Ireland’s energy future”, Gas Networks Ireland outlines the key role gas plays in Ireland’s energy ecosystem today.

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Gas demand fell in January, but gas remains the biggest source of Ireland’s electricity generation

A milder than average January saw Ireland’s gas demand fall by 8% compared to December and decrease by 7% when compared to a colder January 2022.

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