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Climate change: exploring a citizen-centric paradigmJanuary 9, 2018

Ireland's energy landscape is facing a significant transformation. Paul O’Brien writes that the challenge for the Irish Government is to implement policy mechanisms to drive positive behaviours by rewarding energy citizens

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Why are wind turbines always painted white?December 5, 2017

Wind turbines are both despised and beloved, but why are they always painted white? Not only does it increase their lifespan, but from ground level it helps them blend in, while from the air it helps them stand out. Christopher Madden reports
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Everything you need to know about copper busbarsNovember 7, 2017

David Chapman and Prof Toby Norris offer guidance on the design and installation of copper busbars for electrical distribution-system design engineers seeking to design efficient, economic and reliable busbar systems
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Harnessing energy to improve mobility – and conquer the worldSeptember 26, 2017

In the first part of his presidential address, Engineers Ireland president Dr Kieran Feighan outlines how harnessing energy to improve mobility has been the foundation for the development of many of the great empires in the world over the course of history