St James’s Hospital to cut carbon footprint in major energy-saving deal
The Dublin hospital has signed a 20-year contract with Veolia which will overhaul its energy performance and deliver €26 million in savings
St James’s Hospital in Dublin is set to benefit from the largest energy performance overhaul ever carried out in the Irish healthcare sector.
Under a new agreement, Veolia, the energy company, is expected to deliver €26 million a year in guaranteed savings over the 20-year contract. The hospital’s carbon footprint is due to be reduced by about 118,380 tonnes in the same period, cutting electrical consumption by 26 per cent a year.
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