Skip to main content

Limerick, Ireland – Nov. 21, 2011 – Irish Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has officially launched a new energy initiative, aimed at helping large and small industries reduce their energy bills and make them more energy efficient. Energy Point has been established by Procad Engineering in Limerick.

A full range of energy management services to industry will be provided. Energy Point will carry out energy audits and identify energy-saving opportunities. The company employs 18 people in Limerick and they hope to create up to 10 high-end jobs over the next 18 months. Along with Procad Enginerring, the initiative will use the expertise and technologies developed by two other local Limerick firms, EpiSensor and ResourceKraft.

Also on the employment front, Minister Noonan was also present for the official launch of the Univeristy of Limerick Innovation Centre, which aims to support high potential companies to deliver jobs in the region. The centre will be housed in the Tierney Building to provide a link between UL’s industry-informed research and business innovation in the knowledge intensive industries. It aims to support the establishment of 35 new start-up companies between now and 2016 and generate 115 jobs.

Source: RTE News

Stay up to date on LinkedIn

You May Also Like

Amanda Ryan Financial Controller EpiSensor

Leadership Insights: Meet Amanda Ryan, Financial Controller

| Insights | No Comments
This week, we sat down with Amanda Ryan, Financial Controller at EpiSensor, to chat about her role and why she chose to join the sustainable energy revolution.  Please share a short overview of your role at EpiSensor I joined EpiSensor…
Interoperability in Demand Side Flexibility

Part 3 – Choosing the right IoT Partner in Demand Side Flexibility

| Insights | No Comments
In my ongoing series exploring the transformative impact of IoT in the energy sector, I've delved into the rationale behind IoT's role in demand-side flexibility and weighed the pros and cons of in-house IoT development versus external partnerships. Continuing this…
Demand Side Flexibility Image

Part 2 – Demand Side Flexibility: In-House Tech vs. IoT Partnerships

| Insights | No Comments
Following up on my previous article on Demand Side Flexibility, I would like to discuss a pivotal decision facing energy aggregators: whether to develop their own IoT hardware or collaborate with an IoT partner. This choice can significantly influence the…