Noel King, managing director of NK Communications: said  company was excited about taking on  significant number of new recruits

Sales companies Lites Group and NK Communications are planning to create 55 jobs on the back of a deal with electricity and gas supplier Energia. Lit(...)

“Attainment of the 40 per cent target will require another 200 wind farms, 700km of new transmission line and hundreds of new towers to carry these lines. These transmission reinforcements alone will cost up to €3.9 billion, according to EirGrid,” says Dr Anthony White. Photograph: David Sleator

Achieving the target of generating 40 per cent of Ireland’s electricity by 2020 from renewable sources would require another 200 wind farms around th(...)

Stephen Wheeler, managing director of SSE Airtricity. “Our model can’t just be about selling electricity, it’s actually providing an essential service to our customers.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

SSE Airtricity is on course to building the biggest wind farm in the State. The local subsidiary of British utility, Scottish and Southern Energy, (...)

The disputed wind farm projects are the largest planned to date in Europe in close proximity to major seabird colonies

A planned £1.5 billion (€2.1 billion) offshore wind development by Dublin-based Mainstream Renewable Power will be challenged in a Scottish court thi(...)

It has a world-wide work force of 8,500 people and turns over between €1.5 billion and €2 billion a year, but as technical director Muiris Flynn de(...)

Mash Direct director Tracy Hamilton says: “The entire company is gluten-free now and that’s very important to a lot of our customers.”

Gabriel Scientific Gabriel Scientific took the 2012 overall Innovation Award for its Sleep Angel pillow which significantly reduces exposure to allerg(...)

Cork City, under manager John Caulfield, continue to keep the pressure on league leaders Dundalk in the Airtricity League Premier Division. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Cork City 3 Derry City 0 Cork City continued to keep the pressure on Dundalk at the top with an emphatic win over Derry City at Turner’s Cross.(...)

Airtricity spokeswoman said the company was ‘really sorry’. Photograph: David Sleator

Normally the queries we deal with on this page are from readers treated shabbily by companies after they have signed up and parted with money. Toda(...)

SSE Airtricity announced plans to reduce its household energy prices in a move which will save its gas/electricity customers an average of €58 a year

The latest shot in what could become a sustained price war across the domestic energy market was fired this afternoon when SSE Airtricity announced pl(...)

A new report by Irish gas and electricity supplier Vayu Energy shows that consistently strong supplies and reduced demand across Europe have caused the Republic’s wholesale gas prices to fall 30 per cent year on year. Photograph: Sean Yong/Reuters

Irish consumers could benefit by more than €400 a year if energy companies passed on dramatic falls in both oil and gas prices on international market(...)