The new season launches in November, answering some of the bigger questions about Ireland’s energy revolution.

  • Consumer and Personal Finance Journalist Sinéad Ryan will host the series alongside a panel of prestigious guests 
  • The series explores the new renewable technologies for our homes and gives guidance to people on how to live a more energy efficient lifestyle 

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is delighted to announce that Consumer and Personal Finance Journalist, Sinéad Ryan will host Season Five of its highly successful podcast series ‘180 degrees’. The podcast considers the energy choices we make when it comes to transport, our homes, business, and technology. 

Many of us are still unsure how to support Ireland’s energy revolution and want to know what steps we can take in our own energy journey to live a more energy efficient lifestyle. Season Five of the series will explore these themes by answering some of the bigger questions about Ireland’s energy revolution, what renewable technologies are coming into our homes and communities, and how we can prepare for a fossil free future. The 12-part series will cover topics including smarter ways to heat your home, making the most of our natural resources and meeting our energy targets. 

Guests appearing on Season Five of ‘180 Degrees’ include; 

  •  Sustainable Architect, Andre Negri 
  •  SEAI Director, Margie McCarthy 
  •  Professor in Transportation at Trinity College Dublin, Brian Caulfield  

Host Sinéad Ryan says:  

‘Consumers are becoming more informed and invested in clean energy and heating their homes more cost effectively, and this podcast will work as a guide for them in navigating what’s on offer. I am delighted to be involved in ‘180 Degrees’ again, this time in a hosting capacity, and can’t wait to discuss the various themes we will be exploring in this series with our panel of brilliant guests.’

SEAI Director Margie McCarthy says: 

 ‘This season of ‘180 Degrees’ will make retrofitting a home or business, and individual energy upgrades, even more accessible to our listeners and will help them to decide what is best for their homes, families and businesses. It will also explore the bigger picture in terms of the benefits of a fossil free future, by discussing Ireland’s natural resources, the changes ahead of us and meeting climate targets. I am absolutely delighted to be a part of the podcast again this season’. 

Episode one of the 12-part-series was released on Thursday 9th November, with a new 30-minute episode dropping every two weeks. In between each main episode, a 5 minute ‘Ask the Expert’ session will be released every other week focussing on a topic covered in the main episode. 

The ‘180 Degrees’ podcast is available on all major platforms including Spotify and Apple Podcasts. To join the conversation online, use the hashtag #180degrees 

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