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French electricity giant Électricité de France (EDF) has acquired a 50 per cent interest in a wind farm off the coast of Co Wicklow from a company linked to property developer Johnny Ronan.  Photograph: iStock

French electricity giant Électricité de France (EDF) has acquired a 50 per cent interest in a wind farm off the coast of Co Wicklow from a company lin(...)

“Meeting our 2030 targets will require transformational change across Europe – we will see almost a doubling of renewables such as wind and solar”

Ireland’s electricity grid operator EirGrid is the lead partner in a €20 million European research project which is addressing the challenges related (...)

US stock index futures hit new all-time highs on Friday, with investor optimism bolstered by an upbeat set of US corporate earnings reports and indications of resilience in the Chinese economy.

European shares clocked a record closing high on Friday after European Union trade commissioner Phil Hogan struck a positive tone on talks with Washi(...)

Eddie O’Connor, founder and chief executive of Mainstream Renewable Power.

Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Energy has hired investment bank Rothschild to find an equity partner, which is likely flush out takeover bids f(...)

Beinn an Tuirc wind farm, Scotland. Mainstream swung into a €487.5m profit last year from a €5m loss for 2017, driven by the sale of a Scottish offshore wind farm for up to €650m to French utilities giant EDF. Photograph: Ben Curtis

Mainstream Renewable Power, the emerging-markets-focused wind and solar energy group founded by Eddie O’Connor, is poised to field takeover bids from (...)

A poster stating “All on strike on December 5th” at the Bourse du Travail during preparations for a national strike against French government pension reform plans, in Nice, France. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

France is set to plunge into an open-ended, nationwide strike of unusual proportions as of 10pm on Wednesday. The action is expected to continue for d(...)

The Neart na Gaoithe development  has a capacity of about 450 megawatts, allowing it to power 375,000 homes when it is commissioned in 2023.  Photograph: iStock

ESB confirmed a deal to acquire a 50 per cent stake in a Scottish offshore wind farm project owned by Electricite de France (EDF). The Neart na Gaoi(...)

The offshore wind farm project is owned by Electricite de France. Photograph: iStock

ESB is in advanced talks to buy a stake in a Scottish offshore wind farm project owned by Electricite de France, sources said. A deal for a 50 per ce(...)

Ryanair was one of the few to stay in positive territory, closing up 1.5 per cent as it and other low-fare airlines continued to benefit from the the fallout from Thomas Cook

European shares closed at a two-week low on Wednesday on investor fears about an impeachment inquiry into US president Donald Trump and worsening rhet(...)

FedEx shares were on course for their sharpest one-day percentage drop since the financial crisis.

European shares ended flat on Wednesday, as gains for the defensive real estate and utilities sectors were countered by losses in luxury good makers, (...)

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