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Energia Group’s Ian Thom: “We’re looking at a number of sites for offshore. I think most of it is going to be off the east coast.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“Policy is catching up with what we have been doing as an organisation,” says Energia Group chief executive Ian Thom. He is talking about the €3 billi(...)

With the cost of fuel declining sharply in recent years, Trifol was forced to revise its plans and pivot towards producing waxes from waste

Trifol Resources, an Irish company that has developed and patented a process for turning landfill plastic into wax for use in a wide range of products(...)

AES expects the sale of the two Northern Ireland plants to conclude later in 2019.

One of Northern Ireland’s largest electricity generators has agreed to sell two power stations in the North to a company controlled by a Czech billion(...)

Wendy Carlos: At the time ‘Switched-On Bach’ was released, the composer was  six months into transgender hormone therapy, and still known as Carlos. Photograph: GAB Archive/Redferns

Since its release 50 years ago, Switched-On Bach has been relegated to the realm of kitsch curiosity; blips and blops produced from tinkerings on prim(...)

Robbie Fryers and Talita Holzer, co-founders of WaytoB, a smartphone- and smartwatch-based navigation solution. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A navigation system that helps people with intellectual disabilities get around, a more accurate test for sepsis and a breakthrough in sound separatio(...)

Punchestown: the racecourse said the Hunt Stand was completed on time and on budget

Punchestown Racecourse has invested €4 million in a new stand that it plans to open on the first day of its annual festival next week. The Kildare Hu(...)

Ronan Doherty, chief executive of ElectroRoute: “I expect the next generation of wind farms in Ireland to be built at €40 per megawatt hour and below,” he says.

Eighteen months after Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Corporation bought a 60 per cent stake in Irish energy trading firm ElectroRoute, the eastern opportuniti(...)

Eirgrid and SONI told the industry, but made little effort to tell the public, the supposed beneficiaries of the €200 million savings. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

It is hard to imagine a State body not trumpeting an initiative that it believes will save consumers and businesses €200 million a year. But that is j(...)

Eirgrid, SONI and the Commission for Regulation of Utilities are reorganising the electricity market at the behest of the EU. Photograph: Wolfgang von Brauchitsch/Bloomberg

All of SSE Airtricity’s power plants have qualified for new contracts from the Republic’s national grid in a shake-up of the electricity market. Elec(...)

Kilroot power station: Its owner, AES Corporation, said the station could close by May. Photograph: Robin Somes

Several power plants around the country are facing closure, with a possible loss of hundreds of jobs, following the first step in a planned shake-up o(...)

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