Archive for March 28, 2012

An extra 20,000 jobs in renewable energy is good news for LIT Tipperary Smart Energy students

The news of a possible 20,000 jobs being created by 2020 is good news for LIT Tipperary Smart Energy students  “The sustainable energy sector offers significant benefits to Ireland, including creating jobs, increased competitiveness and future proofing against upward price trends,” said Prof J Owen Lewis, chief executive of SEAI. For more information I would recommend the article on silicon republic.

The Great Energy Challenge Blog

I came across this blog via link on a national geographic article. Well written and informative. Worth bookmarking. The site is owned by the National Geographic

http://www.greatenergychallengeblog.com/

LIT Tipperary Weather station

Our LIT Tipperary weather station is now publishing to the internet via weather underground. We will use this data in our Smart Sustainable Energy degree and the Environmental Management Degree.