ActionZero establishes manufacturing and research development centre in Tralee

Green energy company projects sales growth of €50m over next two years with €3m investment ActionZero, an Irish-owned climate technology company, has announced the establishment of its new manufacturing, research and  development centre in Tralee at the former Borg Warner facility. The company will continue to develop and expand its world leading EscoPod product range […]

Anything can happen in NJ

By Denis Collins, CEO ActionZero and Former Chair IDA Ireland Regional Development & Board Director    Last week, ActionZero had the opportunity to participate in a climate action discussion with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, the Choose New Jersey delegation, UCC and Orsted.  I felt like I had hit the trifecta at Monmouth Park! Why […]

IPCC reaction: We’re running out of time

The window of opportunity to protect the world from the irreversible damage of climate change is closing and we’ve only ourselves to blame. Human actions are fuelling dangerous disruption to our climate at alarming speed. Failure to act will result in consequences more serious than predicted and we only have a tiny window to stop […]

­The link between carbon prices and energy in Ireland

By Gerry O’Sullivan, ActionZero Energy Risk and Procurement Manager Over recent years we have all become more conscious of the role that carbon dioxide (CO2) plays in speeding up the global warming of our planet and the catastrophic impacts of this. However, what is less evident to most of us is exactly how carbon emissions […]

A day in the life of… our Operation Analyst and E-Learning Designer

In our new A day in the life of… series we’re going behind the scenes at ActionZero HQ to introduce the people that make our brand tick.  We’re kicking off with our Operation Analyst and E-Learning Designer, Ellen Collins. Here she gives an insight into her background, her role and what she enjoys about the […]

Do heat pumps signal the death knell for conventional gas and boilers?

The conversation surrounding climate change has become more heated – quite literally – in recent months since COP26. It was at the global climate conference in Glasgow last October that the need for urgent action became clear if we’re to protect the world as we know it. The main takeaway from the summit was undeniable. […]

Recent surge in natural gas prices is the stuff of nightmares

By Tim Cramer, ActionZero Consulting Services Manager Finding most European’s prevailing nightmare is a tricky business: whatever political situation spooks those in one part of the continent may be of scant concern to those on the other end. COVID-19 is one contender, as it has made life dull from Dublin to Dusseldorf and beyond. Another […]

Lack of planning preventing Ireland from being a global leader in offshore wind

ActionZero met with Professor Jerry Murphy, a leading thinker in renewable energy, to discuss the challenges preventing Ireland from being a global hub for offshore wind, and why it’s so important to Ireland’s net-zero future.   Offshore wind farms, as the name suggests, are large-scale turbine constructions mounted on floating platforms built out in the […]

Dress well when you’re going bad

Moving the dial for climate action from talk to action and the need for every job to be a climate action job.  By Harry O’Farrell, ActionZero Chief Commercial Officer  When I look back to where my own career journey began in the electrical trades some 20 or so years ago, I had the privilege of […]