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Future of Electric Vehicle Public Charging Infrastructure

“This is a once-in-a-generation, major infrastructure project” That was a sentence recently used by the CER/CRU Commissioner Aoife MacEvilly, but sadly she wasn’t talking about the Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles which will form part of the biggest change in energy consumption in the coming years. She was instead referring to the planned rollout of smart […]

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WannaCry Ransomware

WannaCry (or WannaCrypt or Wanna Decryptor) WannCry is a piece of RansomWare targeting Microsoft Windows machines which encrypts (locks) files on the machines it infects and demand payments for decrypting (unlocking) the files. Unlike most RansomWare, WannaCry is spreading as a worm using a vulnerability in Windows, this means users don’t have to click anything […]

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Electric Picnic 2016 preview

A few aerial photos and quick video from nearby Electric Picnic this morning the day before it kicks off. Taken by Carlow Weather www.carlowweather.com feel free to repost as long as you credit Carlow Weather.

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Storm Frank 30th December 2015

Storm Frank Quick post with some photos and video from Tullow and the River Slaney, more detailed post later.   All images and footage owned by Carlow Weather and not to used without credit to Carlow Weather

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ESB ECAR Charging plans

Sign Petition to rethink these charges: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/rethink-ev-charging-costs Electric cars have been around for a few years now and sales have been rather weak but growing. I purchased a Nissan Leaf just over one year ago and the majority of my charging is done at home, on night rate electricity. The ESB installed a free home […]

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Windows 10 upgrade Outlook can’t send email

After upgrading to Windows 10 many users have reported issues sending emails via Outlook. The resolution is simple however, open a command prompt and run sfc /scannow This runs the Microsoft Windows Resource Checker tool, also know as “System File Checker” or “sfc”. This tool scans and verifies the integrity of all protected system files […]

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Windows Security These files can’t be opened. Your Internet security settings prevented one or more files from being opened.

On Windows server the error below is shown when you try to open any application: Windows Security These files can’t be opened. Your Internet security settings prevented one or more files from being opened. To Resolve: 1. Create another user and add to administrators group 2. Log in as that new user 3. Run regedit […]

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The remote session was disconnected because there are no remote desktop licence servers available to provide a licence

For some unknown reason a server with Remote Desktop working with Licenses installed will stop accepting connections with the error: The resolution is to take ownership of  and delete the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\RCM\GracePeriod Then after a reboot, connections should work as they did previously.  

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Eirgrid Respond to submissions on Grid Link Project

Eirgrid have responded to those who made a Submission on Grid Link Project, the letter and attachment PDF are below. Dear Mr. O’Reilly,   I am writing to you on behalf of EirGrid in response to your submission received as part of the third public consultation on the Grid Link Project.   Firstly, I would […]

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Guide to the CER’s Water Charges Plan Consultation for Domestic Customers

Full details in attached PDF CER14367 CER Guide to Water Charges Plan Consultation for Domestic

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