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The 95 successful bidders  will receive €345 million in capacity payments over 12 months beginning next October.  Photograph: iStock

The latest round of Eirgrid capacity auctions has drawn a line under a dispute between the State company, which operates the national electricity grid(...)

Denis O’Sullivan managing director of Gas Networks Ireland. “We connect between 13,000 and 14,000 new customers a year, and we operate one of the safest and most reliable networks in Europe.” Photograph:  Shane O’Neill

Denis O’Sullivan may have an answer to a quandary facing Irish agriculture. Our beef and dairy industries have drawn flak as a source of greenhouse ga(...)

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern  at the  opening of Viridian’s Huntstown power station in Dublin in 2003. The company wants to close its two Huntstown facilities with the loss of 40 jobs because one of them failed to secure  a new payments contract from Eirgrid.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Regulators have blocked the proposed closure of two power plants in Dublin next May as the move could hit security of electricity supplies. Electrici(...)

Reports  indicated that British-based utility Centrica – owners of Bord Gáis –  is likely to bid for Viridian. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Bord Gáis Energy’s owner Centrica is likely to be among the bidders for rival Viridian, when the deadline for first-round offers closes on Friday. V(...)

A Dublin man who has never had a full driving licencehas been fined for fraudulently operating a taxi using forged documentation.David Slight (49), P(...)