The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), in collaboration with Enterprise Ireland and ESB, has announced the winners of Ireland’s first Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) competition. Four successful businesses, Carra, EC Charging, Electro Automation and Smartcharge Ltd, will each receive €25,000 to provide evidence for the viability of their smart solutions for charging Electric […]
Great progress has being made for local EV owners as six new charge point parking spaces have been completed in Cork City this week alone. The designated parking spaces at the charge points have been clearly marked in order to alert and prevent non EV drivers from parking at the charge point spaces. Legislation will […]
Maryborough Hotel & Spa has joined a network of accredited Green Hotels across Ireland with the installation of an electric vehicle charge point at the hotel in association with ESB ecars. This initiative forms part of the national EV charge-point roll out by ESB as well as supporting the development of sustainable green tourism in […]
NOONAN, the strategic outsourcing specialists, have introduced electric commercial vehicles on site at IT Storage solutions firm, EMC in Ovens, Co. Cork, as part of their commitment to the Drive4Zero campaign. Launched in October 2014, Drive4Zero introduced a range of benefits and incentives for businesses and individuals moving to electric vehicles (EVs). Minister for Agriculture, […]
The first electric taxi is set to hit the streets of Cork today. And the driver behind the wheel of the near-silent e-taxi reckons he will save up to €7,200 a year on fuel costs. Radek Pilat, who has been driving a petrol engine taxi on weekend shifts for the last seven years, said he […]
Cork City Council will provide 50 free parking passes to suitably qualified Electric Vehicle owners to park their Electric Vehicles in a designated area at the Black Ash Park & Ride. Cork City Council will validate your parking ticket upon return to the Park & Ride. Where? At the BLACK ASH PARK & RIDE, […]
Cork Fire Department took delivery of an #Outlander #PHEV today as part of the ESB ecars ambassador program. They will trial the unit for two months. If you would like to trial an ecar, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Minister Simon Coveney announces details to Irish Examiner Journalist, Eoin English, of the Drive4Zero initiative which gets underway on Thursday 23rd October 2014. Video Denis Minihane.