New cross-border alliance to drive growth

* LAUNCH: A new cross-border business alliance has been formed to drive economic growth and job creation through collaboration and innovation in the sustainable energy sector. Eco Hub aims to develop and exploit new technologies for local and international markets. Leading players from across the energy sector, including small and large enterprises, academic research organisations and local government agencies are all involved. Commenting on the new initiative Clare McAllister of Electric Ireland said: "Bringing together those with great experience, learnings and expertise on the energy industry throughout the island of Ireland, with the set aim of driving economic growth is a very positive development. Through this collaborative network we will share knowledge and expertise, provide a unique hub environment for identifying synergies and create business opportunities within the sustainable energy sector." Pictured are Eco Hub members Clare McAllister of Electric Ireland, David McDonnell, manager of Smart Eco Hub, and Darren Mawhinney, strategic business development director of Glen Dimplex


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