Pay, don’t pay. Either way, the taxpayer always pays in the end.

The contentious issue of Irish Water has been completely resolved and everything is grand now, right? If by “completely resolved”, you mean completely(...)

The Commission for Energy Regulation took out ads in newspapers to highlight that Gas Networks Ireland had breached its licence conditions more than a decade ago

The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) took out ads in newspapers yesterday to highlight that Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) had breached its licence (...)

Wind energy: conference will be told public support in Ireland has grown in recent months for this type of energy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The impact of a potential Brexit on Irish energy policy and investment will be the focus of discussion at the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) ann(...)

Flaring gas  at the Shell-operated Ballinaboy terminal. Photograph: Shay Fennelly

The Government is seeking tenders to monitor the Corrib gas pipeline on behalf of the Department of Energy. The monitoring will require spot checks o(...)

Alan Kelly has said he plans to seek an increase in Ireland’s allocation to the Green Climate Fund.

Ireland spends almost 200 times more on fossil fuel subsidies than it plans to contribute to the UN’s Green Climate Fund, a ratio that is much worse t(...)

Twitter users expressed general disquiet at the manner in which Irish Water was set up and criticised  how it was being run

Users of social media have not been shy about voicing what would be their primary concerns were they to be among the members of the public recruited (...)

Commission for Energy Regulation, says  forum a ‘vital component’ in the development of the sector.

The energy regulator has begun recruiting members of the public to sit on a new forum designed to feed into the work of Irish Water. The Public Water(...)

Lead piping excavated from the driveway of a home in Sandymount, Dublin. The HSE has said health risks from lead are greatest for infants, especially those being bottle-fed, young children and babies in the womb. Photograph: Frank Miller

Irish Water’s proposals to add a chemical to the water supply nationally in an effort to lower lead levels to a safe limit will be open for public co(...)

The move means the charge imposed on each household in the State will fall by 35 cent a month to €5.01, a saving of 70 cent on bi-monthly bills.

Household and business electricity bills will ease marginally from October when the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) cuts its public service cha(...)

Minister for the Environment  Alan Kelly speaking to the media with John Tierney and Elizabeth Arnett of Irish Water. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Since before Irish Water was an apple in Phil Hogan’s eye, it has struggled to keep itself out of hot water and barely a week has passed since the beg(...)