Engineers climb a turbine inspection ladder on the Airtricity wind farm on the Arklow Bank in the Irish Sea. Photograph: David O'Brien

Stephen Wheeler of SSE Ireland is a forceful critic of Ireland’s failure to respond adequately to climate change. His consistent stance is driven by f(...)

It is possible ‘to keep the lights on with 100 per recent renewable energy’ while causing minimal disruption to lifestyles, a UK energy expert has said.

It is possible “to keep the lights on with 100 per recent renewable energy” while causing minimal disruption to lifestyles, a UK energy expert has sai(...)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten: BNRG Renewables hopes he will set out the quantum of an annual auction for the years ahead.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish solar company BNRG Renewables has begun construction of a portfolio of 10 solar photovoltaic projects totalling 35 Megawatts (MW) in the US stat(...)

New EU deal on renewable energy should see more electric vehicles being used.

A new EU target for renewable energy is expected to lead to an accelerated adoption of electric vehicles, but has been strongly criticised by Irish ag(...)

Greencoat Renewables: turbines at the company’s Knockacummer wind farm, in Co Cork

The Irish renewable-infrastructure company Greencoat Renewables has agreed to buy Lisdowney, a 9.2MW wind farm in Co Kilkenny, for €22.5 million. The(...)

Denis Naughten: Announced a scheme to financially support small-scale solar energy generation. Photograph: Collins

A scheme to financially support small-scale solar energy generation in Irish homes will be rolled out this summer, Minister for Communications, Climat(...)

International consortium Gencomm is seeking to turn into hydrogen excess power produced by wind-energy installations.

An international research project involving NUI Galway hopes to find a way to avoid wasting excess wind energy by turning it into very pure hydrogen g(...)

Businesses that generate commercially usable heat from renewable energy sources will be eligible to receive ongoing payments under new scheme. Photograph: Eric Luke

Details of a national support scheme for renewable heat have been announced by Denis Naughten, Minister for Climate Action and Environment. It will co(...)

Puffins are so exhausted when they return to their coastal burrows that they only lay one egg and struggle to feed one chick, the study found. Photograph: Dr Mark Jessopp

Irish-based puffins are in decline possibly because, being far more adventurous than their northern European and north American cousins, they are too (...)

The conference was attended by renewable energy producers from Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark

Nordic countries have offered to collaborate with Ireland on the development of a range of technologies to help decarbonise the Irish energy sector. T(...)

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