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Amarenco Solar plans to begin building eight solar power plants. Photograph: iStock

Energy business Amarenco Solar is borrowing €12 million in bonds to finance its growth in the Republic and international markets. Amarenco confirmed (...)

Solar panels developed by Amarenco Solar. Earlier this year, Amarenco closed a €35 million revolving construction finance facility with Landesbank Saar for Infram’s solar asset pipeline in France

Renewable energy provider Amarenco has completed a €158 million financing programme. The company said on Tuesday it had closed the final tranche of €(...)

John Mullins: ‘Governments  can either support renewables and make the required changes or continue to resist’

Nearing the end of his contract as chief executive of Bord Gáis, John Mullins had a choice to make: start a new company or get another job. He chose t(...)

SynergySuite intends to use the new funding to accelerate growth in the US market and to continue developing its software platform

SynergySuite, an Irish software company founded by siblings Niall and Suzanne Keane, has closed a $6 million (€5.3 million) Series A funding round wit(...)

Every EU country has grid-level solar already in place, as does Northern Ireland. Amarenco’s chairman says it has been waiting three years to progress 16 projects in the Republic. Photograph:  Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images

Solar energy company boss John Mullins says there has been a staggering lack of progress in enabling the delivery of new renewable energy projects in (...)

Paschal Donohoe correctly warned of the dangers of political dogma. Photograph: The Irish Times

Paschal Donohoe, our surprisingly bookish Minister for Finance, was busy fiercely channelling his inner Emmanuel Macron this week. Like the French pre(...)

Amarenco Infracapital Renewable Investments (AIRI) is a joint venture between infrastructure investment firm Infracapital and Irish renewable power company Amarenco. Photograph: Getty

A new joint venture is preparing to invest in greenfield renewable energy projects and assets in Ireland, the UK and France. Amarenco Infracapital (...)

Julie Sinnamon: said Enterprise Ireland had recalled its global staff home for a week-long think-in at the start of October to identify new markets and reduce Ireland’s reliance on the UK. Photograph: Eric Luke

Market diversification remains Ireland’s best response to Brexit, the head of Enterprise Ireland has said. Julie Sinnamon said exporters should conti(...)

Ireland’s first solar farms could be operational by the end of 2016

Ireland’s first solar farms could be operational by the end of 2016, according to solar energy firm Amarenco chief executive John Mullins. The compan(...)

A gale of opprobrium blew up over comments by economist Colm McCarthy deriding any further investment in wind energy

Colm McCarthy, the clever but contrarian UCD economist, doesn’t mince his words. He prefers instead to mince the targets of his ire, which last weeken(...)

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