Stephen Wheeler, managing director of SSE Airtricity. “Our model can’t just be about selling electricity, it’s actually providing an essential service to our customers.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

SSE Airtricity is on course to building the biggest wind farm in the State. The local subsidiary of British utility, Scottish and Southern Energy, (...)

The two Irish studies were among 20 projects selected for funding across the EU

A feasibility study into a possible electricity interconnector that would link Ireland and France has been awarded almost €4 million in funding by the(...)

Research into the global impact of biophilic design in the workplace found employees who work in environments with natural elements incorporated into them reported significant increases in wellbeing, productivity and creativity

In recent years, companies have begun looking to incorporate more of the outside into their workplaces to create a better environment for employees. (...)

Corrib Gas is the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroelectric scheme on the Shannon in the 1920s. 8:37

The huge cost overrun on Corrib gas, the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroele(...)

Five of the Republic’s premier food producers have been honoured for their contribution to the Irish food industry at the 10th annual EirGrid Euro-Toques Food Awards.  Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Five of the Republic’s premier food producers have been honoured for their contribution to the Irish food industry at the 10th annual EirGrid Euro-To(...)

Paul Mulvaney, executive director of innovation at the ESB: his presentation on Wednesday is likely to map out the ESB’s plan to remain the big player in Ireland’s energy pool. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography 2015

Paul Mulvaney is busy in his first floor office at ESB’s headquarters, putting the finishing touches to a presentation on how the one-time State-backe(...)

 Eirgrid’s John O’Connor: “East West Interconnector, which brought significant benefits during its first full year in operation.”

State-owned energy firm EirGrid has proposed to pay a dividend of €3 million to the exchequer. EirGrid chairman John O’Connor said 2014 was a successf(...)

Electricity pylons near New Ross, Co Wexford Eirgrid says overhead lines are the most effective option for the North South Interconnector.Photograph: David Sleator

Overhead lines are the most effective option for the North South Interconnector, according to a new draft strategy published by EirGrid.The strategy s(...)

Microsoft  and Google likely to be among the candidates scouting locations. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

A lobby group for the wind energy sector expects “several” large US multinationals with operations here to announce major investments in windfarm-pow(...)

 Apple: planning a giant €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway.

The announcement last month that Apple is to planning a giant €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway, alongside a twin development in Denmark,(...)