Bord Gáis Energy managing director Catherine O’Kelly: “We want to be as competitive as we can be, because it is a truly competitive market out there in Ireland on price.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Catherine O’Kelly confesses that she loves energy. It captivated her when she was studying politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford. “I knew I wan(...)

Shares of Uber Technologies dropped 9 per cent, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant’s poorly received Wall Street debut on Friday. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

European shares fell on Monday, continuing a sell-off that began last week as China unveiled retaliatory tariffs on US goods, stoking concerns of an a(...)

Bord Gáis Energy’s adjusted operating profit dipped 6 per cent to £44 million (€50 million) last year. Photograph: iStock

Profits at Bord Gáis Energy fell last year as a result of a maintenance outage at its Whitegate gas-fired power station in Co Cork. Results for the y(...)

Dublin’s Iseq index slid to its lowest level since immediately after the Brexit referendum on Monday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Dublin’s Iseq index slid to its lowest level since immediately after the Brexit referendum, as fears mounted over the prospect of the United Kingdom c(...)

In the last seven years, the number of energy providers in the UK has soared by 421%. Photograph: Reuters/Nigel Roddis/File Photo

British Gas owner Centrica has warned over a hit of about £70 million (€79 million) from the incoming energy price cap as it revealed another 370,000 (...)

Hometree founder Simon Phelan: “We never started Hometree with the ambition of just building an online boiler installation service.”

Online boiler installation company Hometree, a London-based start-up co-founded by Dubliner Simon Phelan, has raised $8.5 million (€7.2 million) in fu(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.  Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Weak financial stocks weighed on European shares on Monday after a strong run of weekly gains, while dealmaking livened up trading. UK shares fell sl(...)

Electric Ireland’s smarter home technology.

Electric Ireland is pushing a new range of smart home products to customers in an attempt to boost energy efficiency and reduce waste. The company is(...)

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SSE, Britain’s second-biggest energy supplier, raised its full-year profit outlook on Wednesday as wet and windy weather drove a 25 per cent rise in p(...)

Hometree founder Simon Phelan: “We have grown rapidly in our first trading year, but this fresh injection of capital will enable us to scale faster than we anticipated”

Boiler installation company Hometree, a UK-based start-up founded by Dubliner Simon Phelan, has raised £2.9 million (€3.3m) in investment less than a (...)

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