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Isle of Man Government takes next step to exploring offshore wind and tidal energy opportunities

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government has taken a further step towards exploring the opportunities for generation of offshore wind and tidal energy and is now inviting expressions of interest from parties seeking to develop offshore energy production in Isle of Man territorial seas. Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin commented: ‘The opportunities for the Isle […]

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Train to be an Energy Champion

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local businesses and organisations are being encouraged to learn how they can begin to take control of their energy usage, become more energy efficient and reduce their energy bills by attending the next Energy Champions Training Course, which is being held on the 28th and 29th of January 2014. Richard Ronan MHK, the Member with […]

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Isle of Man Government to explore Offshore Wind opportunities

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government announce today that they are seeking a consultant to assist with forthcoming expressions of interest and tenders for offshore wind farms in the Isle of Man’s territorial seas. In May 2013, Tynwald agreed that the Isle of Man Government would explore opportunities to develop potential offshore energy production in Isle […]

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Potential of local Clean Tech sector highlighted

Potential of local Clean Tech sector highlighted

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE 2013 Energy Expo highlighted the significant potential that exists in the Clean Tech sector for the creation of economic development opportunities in the Isle of Man. That was the view of Laurence Skelly MHK, Political Member for the Department of Economic Development, who made the opening address at a clean technology networking event at […]

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Gemma is an achiever in Renewable Energy Awareness

Gemma is an achiever in Renewable Energy Awareness

| August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gemma Burnell is a woman of energy – Green energy – and she now has the credentials to verify her knowledge as demand grows from businesses for more expert information and advice on renewable sources. “At a time when prices are going up for oil and gas a detailed and independent commercial energy audit of […]

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Energy Award Winners 2013 Announced

| August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE winners of the Energy Awards 2013 were announced at this weekend’s Energy Expo, which was held as part of the Royal Manx Agricultural Show. Awards were presented in three categories for both the public and private sector. The winners were: Best Practice (private sector) – MHA Lighting for St Mary’s Court project Best Innovation […]

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Global market pressures see rise in Manx Gas tariffs

Global market pressures see rise in Manx Gas tariffs

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Manx Gas has announced today (Monday) that in the face of continuing pressures on wholesale prices in the global energy market it is increasing tariffs from August 16, 2013. All natural gas tariffs will rise by 3.5 per cent, representing an increase of 0.257p a unit. This will cost the average domestic natural gas central […]

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Energy Expo 2013 to showcase energy efficiency initiatives

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Energy Expo 2013 is taking place on the 9th and 10th of August at Knockaloe as part of the Royal Manx Agricultural Show. Richard Ronan MHK, the Department of Economic Development’s Member with responsibility for Energy said: ‘Government’s energy policy is approved by Tynwald and commits us to securing the efficient use of affordable […]

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Launch of Energy Awards 2013

Launch of Energy Awards 2013

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

LOCAL organisations of all sizes are being encouraged to submit entries for the 2013 Energy Awards, which are now open to submissions. Schools are also invited to submit entries for the 2013 Junior Energy Awards which are being run in conjunction with the Department of Education and Children and kindly supported by HSBC. Winners will […]

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Enhancing the Islands knowledge of Renewable Technology

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Optimum Energy Solutions have recently received accreditation as the Isle of Mans only BPEC approved Renewables training centre. The BPEC Renewables Awareness course is designed for anyone who wishes to learn more about renewable energy technologies. It’s a modular course starting with an introduction/context setting module which explains why we need to consider renewable energy […]

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