UCD Sailing Team, powered by “green” Energia, win 2016 Colours Sailing Championship
On Saturday, UCD Sailing Team, powered by Ireland’s leading independent renewable energy provider Energia, won the 2016 Colours Sailing Championships in Dun Laoghaire.
4th April 2016 – On Saturday, UCD Sailing Team, powered by Ireland’s leading independent renewable energy provider Energia, won the 2016 Colours Sailing Championships in Dun Laoghaire.
The annual UCD Vs TCD Colours Championship was held in Dun Laoghaire on Saturday 2nd April. In a closely run contest the UCD sailing team were this year’s winners. UCD also won the Ladies competition, the alumni competition and the Gold Fleet. UCD have won every national university sailing event so far this year
Robbie Hynes, UCD Sailing Club commented, “Energia have been supporting us for almost three years now and we really appreciate it. Whether it’s competing in Irish competitions like today’s Colours Championship or international ones like the Student Yachting World Cup, their support is a great help.
“UCD have won every national university sailing event so far this year, with the final event - the Student Yachting Nationals, this coming Friday so here's hoping! ”
Michelle Kells, Key Account Manager at Energia said, “Energia is delighted to be powering the efforts of UCD Sailing Team. As a leading provider of renewable energy on the island of Ireland, we know all about harnessing the power of wind.”
“Energia Renewables is among Ireland's leading providers of sustainable green energy and 25% of Ireland’s wind power is provided through Energia to homes and businesses. Energia has invested over €300m in wind farms since 2008 and currently supplies over 795MWs of renewable energy. This will rise to over 1,000MWs by mid-2017 with over 200MWs of projects presently in development.”
Energia has a 23% market share of the Irish business electricity and gas market supplying the energy needs of over 60,000 business customers.
Energia is also powering Irish homes nationwide in the residential electricity and gas market. Energia’s great new dual fuel offer will guarantee consumers savings of up to 15% off standard unit rates.
Energia has offices in Dublin, Galway, Cork, Belfast and Omagh.
Pictured are Michelle Kells, Energia and UCD Sailing Club members: Club Commodore Robbie Hynes, Sian Kneafsey from Dartry and Cliodhna Connolly from Baltimore, Co Cork.
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