Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland chief executive Brian Motherway: “much to gain” if Ireland could reduce the exposure of the State’s energy system to imported fossil fuels. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

A rise in the amount of fuel imported into Ireland last year has been attributed to “stockpiling” in advance of the introduction of a carbon tax and a(...)

OxyMem managing director Wayne Byrne

UCD spin out OxyMem has won the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Innovation Award which recognises organisations that are implementing i(...)

Carolanne Henry, Vodafone Ireland (left) and Tina Roche, Irish Corporate Leaders on Climate Change,  present the “Unlocking Opportunities” report to Tánaiste Joan Burton. Photograph: Mark Maxwell

Vodafone Ireland is part of a new initiative aimed at making the vision of a sustainable, low-carbon society a reality. The Irish Corporate Leaders on(...)

We may not be Iceland or Sicily. We have no active volcanoes or regular seismic activity. But that does not mean we cannot exploit the geothermal p(...)

Inis Mór twins Macha and Surnaí Ó Maoldhia during an eco-tour of the island on Thursday. Photograph: Andrew Downes. 0:52

Twins Macha and Surnaí Ó Maoldhia know all about the cost of boiling a kettle, for when they plug it in they see how the “cents shoot up” on their hou(...)

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte: sustainable energy is “the next big opportunity for Irish enterprise”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Ireland must position itself as a centre of excellence for companies supplying Europe’s green energy market, estimated to be worth €155 billion by 20(...)

You’ve got the stack of magazines by your bed. You’re a frequent visitor to houzz.com and have started spending your weekends in fitted kitchen sho(...)

Tom Roche: wrote cheque for full amount of loans. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Tom Roche, the largest shareholder in NTR, has taken back control of his 38 per cent stake in the investment firm after a receiver was appointe(...)

A plan to export energy generated in Ireland to Britain from wind energy farms has proven controversial

As many as 35,000 jobs could be generated by developing Ireland’s wind energy sector further, according to a new report from Trinity College Du(...)

Wind power has saved Ireland more than €1 billion in imported energy costs, cut greenhouse gas emissions and (...)