Electricity storage has until recently been prohibitively expensive, but its emergence at an economically viable cost will enable increased use of wind and solar power

The cost of batteries is falling to the point that they are becoming an increasingly viable option for uses such as supporting the stability of power (...)

Nama chair  Frank Daly at Leinster House in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The National Assets Management Agency (Nama) spent just in excess of €9 million on consultancy fees during the sale process for the Project Eagle port(...)

Mick Wallace said in the Dáil that a insider in Dublin collaborated with the US firm. Photograph: PA

Independent TD Mick Wallace has claimed the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) was involved in ensuring US investor Cerberus acquired the 800-pro(...)

Frank Daly: ‘Nama has nothing to hide, yet it appears that our critics have nothing to prove’

We fully appreciate that politicians, the media and individual citizens have a crucial role in holding the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) to (...)

Nama chairman  Frank Daly:   the loan sales process was well-managed and competitive

The National Asset Management Agency’s chairman Frank Daly has accused Wexford TD Mick Wallace of a “serious misrepresentation of the facts” in relati(...)

Philip Jansen is one of about 230 managers who will share in a pot of £350 million if the company reaches its £3.5 billion market capitalisation target.

The chief executive of Worldpay, the private-equity owned UK payments processor, is due to receive a £50 million payout after the company’s stock mark(...)

British chancellor George Osborne: questions are being asked about why the UK government is selling its 36.5 per cent stake in King’s Cross now, when it is only expected to raise £360 million. Photograph: Matthew Horwood/PA Wire

As if to prove there are still government employees working in August, the UK chancellor fired the starting gun on the sale of London’s King’s Cross p(...)

Westin in Dublin: a Starwood hotel

InterContinental Hotels (IHG) has held early-stage talks with Starwood Hotels & Resorts over a union to create the world’s largest hotel group, ac(...)

The plan, to raise about €4 billion from listing a 40 per cent stake in Poste Italiane on the Milan stock exchange in October, is the main plank of prime minister Matteo Renzi’s stalled drive to sell off state assets. Photograph: Alberto Pizzoli

Italy will fire the starting gun on the flotation of its 153- year-old national post office in early August, kicking off a widely anticipated €12 bill(...)

Nama: Project Eagle portfolio sold at steeper than usual discount. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

According to a source who worked on loan sales at Nama, instructions about sales often came following strategic decisions taken at board level. “Gu(...)