Power outages remain a real threat to businesses that rely on data and investing in uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems makes good business sense, writes Siobahn Meikle from Eaton.
If electric vehicles (EVs) are to truly replace internal combustion engines (ICEs) then a number of things need to happen. First of all, EVs of all kinds, from cars to vans to buses, need to be bought. In order for that to happen, though, two other things are required to support it: a charging network and EV expertise.
Ireland’s representative body for private bus operators, the Coach Tourism & Transport Council of Ireland (CTTC) has called on the Government to extend VAT relief for the purchase of electric and alternatively fuelled buses, as a measure to accelerate transport decarbonisation. Under current legislation, operators are only entitled to reclaim VAT for the purchase of certain tour and other buses, to include those that are fuelled by diesel.
Digital Business Ireland (DBI), the representative body for 8,500 Irish digital businesses, has announced details of Digital Summit: FutureProof, to be held at Croke Park later this year.