“I don’t think there was a proper debate about what a lower rate of corporation tax could mean. I believe it could be a game-changer”

Leaders of organisations that make promises to their shareholders on which they fail to deliver normally have to pay for it in one way or another. So,(...)

Energia has renewed its sponsorship of The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk for a second year. The deal has been extended for an undisclosed sum as part of (...)

Viridian’s initial public offering (IPO) is expected to be launched before the end of the year with the listing likely to be in London. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Bahrain bank Arcapita has hired JP Morgan to lead a share listing for Irish energy firm Viridian Group, in a deal that could give the firm a value, in(...)

Energia operates two major generating power stations in Dublin and a number of wind farms throughout the country

Energia, which currently has a 28 per cent of the business electricity and gas market across the island of Ireland, has entered the residential market(...)

Pat Rabbitte was at pains to emphasise that the process had been exhaustive with ‘significant international interest’

It is back to square one for the Government, in its attempt to sell off Bord Gáis Energy (BGE) for a “fair value”. The problem is nobody except the St(...)

The Department of Energy said ‘all options’, including a flotation, a renewed sale or a break-up of Bord Gáis, were back on the table.

The Government has been told by the European Commission that it has until April to either sell Bord Gáis Energy (BGE), the company’s retail arm, or hi(...)

Minister Rabbitte said the current conditions in the power and commodity markets were not favourable.

The Government has deferred the sale of Bord Gáis’s retail and energy arm after the three bids received for the business fell short of the asking pric(...)

Three bids, each in the region of €1 billion, were submitted yesterday for Bord Gáis Energy, it is understood. The deadline for fresh bids in the reop(...)

Bord Gáis has asked Blackstone, British utility Centrica and Viridian – owner of local rival Energia – to submit final bids for its energy division

State-owned energy group Bord Gáis is seeking final bids from three potential suitors for its retail division by November 25th with a view to choosing(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore during an investment announcement of 100 new jobs at Indeed.com  in Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Plans for more than 200 new jobs were announced yesterday with a new entrant in the domestic gas and electricity market creating 100 jobs, while a glo(...)