Profit at Tynagh Energy, the multinational-backed power generator that is receiving a €66 million subsidy from electricity consumers, soared to €40 m(...)

The academy says existing wind power plants, combined with those under construction and other forms of renewable energy, are enough to comply with the Republic’s current commitments to the EU

The Republic’s renewable energy commitments could add €200 million a year to the cost of electricity, the Irish Academy of Engineering warns in its la(...)

The regulator plans to increase the public service obligation to support wind power, peat-fired plants and a number of other generators. Photo: David Sleator

The Republic’s biggest businesses and employers will share an extra €70 million burden on their electricity bills from next October when the Commissi(...)

Electricity customers in the Republic pay a public service obligation levy designed to pay for Government-approved supports given to green-energy projects, peat-fired generating plants, Tynagh Energy and Aughinish Alumina (above).

Consumers and businesses will pay an extra €205 million for electricity from next October under plans to increase the public service levy charged by t(...)