Eddy Collier will retain a link with BGE by joining its external advisory board. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Eddy Collier, the managing director of Centrica Ireland, the owner of Bord Gáis Energy, has been tapped by its parent company for an international (...)

Wall Street was slightly higher in volatile trading on Thursday as a decline in biotech stocks offset gains in energy shares.

Crude oil prices rose on Thursday to their highest in three weeks on hopes for a pact among oil producers to cut output, while the dollar slipped on b(...)

Viridian’s  372-tonne gas turbine generator at its power plant in Huntstown,  north Dublin

The owners of Bord Gáis Energy and Airtricity are thought to be in the race to buy their rival Viridian after submitting first-round offers for the b(...)

Reports  indicated that British-based utility Centrica – owners of Bord Gáis –  is likely to bid for Viridian. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Bord Gáis Energy’s owner Centrica is likely to be among the bidders for rival Viridian, when the deadline for first-round offers closes on Friday. V(...)

 PrePay Power CEO Andrew Collins. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

To build up one thriving business, practically from scratch, takes a lorry load of effort and no shortage of luck. To do it all over again takes eve(...)

Viridian’s Bahraini owner, Arcapita Bank BSC, is seeking first-round bids for Northern Ireland’s largest energy supplier next month.

Viridian’s Bahraini owner, Arcapita Bank BSC, is seeking first-round bids for Northern Ireland’s largest energy supplier next month, according to two (...)

Centrica managing director of Ireland Eddy Collier: “I love Ireland. It’s easy to live here.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Eddy Collier’s office, five floors above Dublin’s leafy Grand Canal banks, is a comfortable affair: a large desk, a snug couch big enough for a pow(...)

Permanent TSB rose 4.94 per cent to €4.25 on the back of an interim management statement in which it said financial performance improved in the third quarter

European shares rose yesterday, supported by a weak euro but against the background of concerns for political stability in Portugal. DUBLIN Perman(...)

Rose Hynes, chairwoman of Ervia, recently joined the board of agri-business company, Origin Enterprises, and also chairs the Shannon Group, the State entity responsible for Shannon Airport and the region’s tourism and commercial development.

Rose Hynes, the chairwoman of Ervia, the State company that controls Irish Water, plans to resign from the role this week to focus on other commitm(...)

UrbanVolt retrofits lighting at no cost to SMEs with the two parties taking an equal share of the savings

Fledgling Irish company UrbanVolt is planning to invest €30 million over the next 12 months to roll out energy efficient lighting solutions for SMEs.(...)