SEAI Energy Awards 2020 Open for Entries

19 May , 2020  

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has launched its annual SEAI Energy Awards and is calling on climate action champions to showcase their achievements. Now in their 17th year, the SEAI Energy Awards recognise and reward excellence in sustainable energy in business, community, research, buildings, renewables and public sector. The Climate Action Plan has actions and […]


€31m project secured for floating wind project in North West Europe

22 Mar , 2019  

A €31 million project has been approved for an ambitious four-year floating offshore wind project. Subject to consenting, it is planned  that a full-scale floating wind turbine be deployed for testing off the west coast of Ireland at a Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) test site near Belmullet, Co. Mayo, by 2022. The project is […]


Minister Bruton calls on Public Sector to Step Up Ambition at SEAI conference

17 Jan , 2019  

Over 650 representatives from public bodies and government departments today attended the annual Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) public sector conference at UCD to advance their energy efficiency. This third national conference will focus on driving the public sector beyond the Government’s energy efficiency target of 33% by 2020. Opening the conference today, Minister for Communications, Climate […]


Johnson and Johnson VisionCare build energy efficient gym and medical centre

5 Sep , 2018  

Johnson and Johnson VisionCare have completed building a new gym and medical centre with support from SEAI and it’s EXEED (Excellence in Energy Efficient Design) certification programme. This has resulted in the new facility being 25% more energy efficient than current building regulations. SEAI’s EXEED encourages innovation in how we design and manage projects and […]



SEAI’s EXEED Certification helping businesses cut costs and reduce energy consumption

28 Aug , 2018  

Businesses, large and small, as well as public bodies are achieving energy savings with support from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). SEAI’s EXEED (Excellence in Energy Efficient Design) certification programme is proving to have a real impact across a number of sectors. EXEED encourages innovation in how we design and manage projects and is driving the […]


SEAI Deep Retrofit Conference discusses plans to upgrade Ireland’s 1m energy inefficient homes

23 Jul , 2018  

Over 200 building professionals, including architects, specifiers, builders, plumbers, engineers and researchers, gathered at SEAI’s second Annual Deep Retrofit Conference in the Aviva in Dublin in June. The conference brought together building energy efficiency experts from Ireland and Europe to discuss solutions to upgrading Ireland’s homes. As many as one million homes built in the last […]


SEAI to invest €2.5m in RD&D solutions for next generation energy

8 Feb , 2018  

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced a research fund of over €2.5 million to support cutting-edge research, development and demonstration energy projects in 2018. The Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) Funding Programme aims to develop new energy solutions that can help our homes, businesses and communities become more energy efficient and deliver a cleaner energy future. […]