New Energy Strategy This Fiscal Year

first_imgRelatedNew Energy Strategy This Fiscal Year RelatedNew Energy Strategy This Fiscal Year FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail A new energy strategy will be presented during the current fiscal year, as Government moves to transform the sector to improve the country’s competitiveness.Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Dr. Patrick Allen, delivering the Throne Speech to open the 2009/10 Parliamentary Year in Gordon House on April 7, said that work carried out last year in assessing the feasibility and availability of alternative energy sources and the appropriate energy mix, would form the basis of the strategy.As part of the move, a Special Task Force was established to evaluate the bauxite plants, in terms of identifying the changes that must be made and investment required to achieve global competitiveness.Dr. Allen said that although investments in new solutions would take three to four years for fruition, the process must begin this year.“The shutdown of three of our four alumina plants in the face of the weak global demand for aluminum emphasises the need to address the inefficiencies inherent in the bauxite/alumina industry,” he pointed out.According to the Governor-General, identifying alternative energy sources, would address the increasing cost of oil, which was a major obstacle to efficient production and competitiveness. Last year, a barrel of oil peaked at more than US$120, pushing up prices of commodity goods and petrol in the island. RelatedNew Energy Strategy This Fiscal Yearcenter_img New Energy Strategy This Fiscal Year Finance & Public ServiceApril 8, 2009 Advertisementslast_img read more

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Transport crucial to big data story for cities – Connecthings

first_img MWC14 Keynote: Connecthings MWC14 Keynote Panel: Innovation Unleashed Offering users real-time travel information could be the catalyst for networks of information points around cities, Laetitia Gazel Anthoine (pictured), CEO of Connecthings, told Mobile World Live.Connecthings, a firm that offers NFC tag and iBeacon management system, wants to be one of the companies in the forefront of rolling out such NFC-based infrastructure, she said.“We think real-time transport is key because anyone taking a bus or sharing a bike will need information such as ‘Is there a bike available at the next station?’ Or ‘When will my bus arrive?’”.And accruing data from a mass of travellers will enable companies such as Connecthings to analyse patterns of commuting, which can then be fed back to travellers.If as a result commuters know whether their bus will be packed or not, then the service will have real value for travellers, said Gazel Anthoine.The full interview with Mobile World Live is here. Tags Richard Handford Author Richard is the editor of Mobile World Live’s money channel and a contributor to the daily news service. He is an experienced technology and business journalist who previously worked as a freelancer for many publications over the last decade including… Read more center_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 11 APR 2014 Previous ArticleVodafone confirms 100% ownership of Indian subsidiaryNext ArticleFTC tells Facebook, WhatsApp to stick by privacy promises Related Home Transport crucial to big data story for cities – Connecthings connecthingslast_img read more

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Donegal youth councillors support HPV vaccination programme

first_imgHomepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Health Service Executive Area Medical Officer Pauline Gallagher meeting with members of Foroige Youth Services and secondry school students to explain and discuss the human papilloma virus (HPV) and vaccination.The Donegal Youth Council is urging young people to get the HPV vaccine.For the first time, the vaccine is being offered to both girls and boys entering their first year of secondary school.They are urging young people to “get the facts” and be wary about where they receive their information about vaccines online.The potentially life-saving vaccine helps to prevent several cervical and other types of cancer, and is approved by many organisations worldwide like the World Health Organisation.According to the HSE high uptake of the vaccine could save over 100 lives every year.A sub-group of youth councillors met with the HSE’s Area Medical Officer to ask questions and make sure they were as informed as possible before the start of their new campaign, which will take place across their own social media pages. Google+ Facebook WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Pinterest By News Highland – September 18, 2019 Google+center_img Harps come back to win in Waterford WhatsApp Previous articleCouncil urged to end process of buying houses on private marketNext articleCar stolen in Strabane located in Donegal News Highland Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Donegal youth councillors support HPV vaccination programme DL Debate – 24/05/21 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

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