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A new £6 million waste management facility has been opened in Northern Ireland – the largest of its kind in the province.
Researchers at Queen’s University in Belfast are studying how to turn by-products from banana plants into plastic.
Wind energy will be the key driver in meeting Northern Ireland's "challenging" renewable energy targets, according to the nation's Environment Minister.
Northern Ireland Wind power solutions company Vertical Wind Energy
(VWE) is expanding into North East England following a £1 million
venture capital investment round.
England’s eight regions look set to miss their targets for generating electricity from renewables by 50 per cent and some regions, such as the South West, will not even reach a third of their targets, according to a report from British Wind Energy Association (BWEA).
A Bristol-based company that has deployed a tidal energy system in a lough in County Down, Northern Ireland, has become the first marine renewable energy outfit to receive payment for the power it generates.
A new map of the UK that shows businesses across the nations and
regions could save themselves collectively £2.5 billion a year in
carbon reduction measures, has revealed that firms in Northern Ireland could achieve savings of £224.3 million annually.
The new Fitzwilliam Hotel in Belfast, which opens next week, promises to be green through and through; from its construction and operation, to the way its staff – and even its guests – behave.
Belfast will be generating some of its electricity from methane gas extracted from a former landfill site by next summer thanks to a project that has just got the go ahead from the city’s council.
The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has moved to help two nations – Wales and Northern Ireland – improve their recycling and reprocessing sectors.
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