Eddie O’Connor has long been associated with renewable energy. The onetime chief executive of Bord na Móna founded Airtricity in 1997, selling it 10 years later to Scottish & Southern Energy and German power giant EON for €2 billion.

The chairman of green energy group Mainstream Renewable Power, Eddie O’Connor, has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for May(...)

Mainstream’s move to set up a grey market in its stocks comes as the group has put a full stock market flotation on the back-burner until the end of the decade. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

Mainstream Renewable Power, the green energy group founded a decade ago by businessman Eddie O’Connor, has vowed to have a long-awaited grey market up(...)

 Andy Kinsella: “We won’t get into a joint venture agreement unless our partners sign up to our standards. It’s part of the pitch we go with”

Investors who followed wind energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor into Mainstream Renewable Power a decade ago owe a lot to a bird charity looking out fo(...)

Mainstream Renewable Power founder Eddie O’Connor. The company’s new time frame for an IPO is five years behind Mr O’Connor’s original objective. Photograph: Frank Miller

The long-awaited flotation of green energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power, which has raised about €200 million in equity in (...)

Eddie O’Connor has assumed the role of executive chairman at Mainstream.

Energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor has decided to step back from the day-to-day management of Mainstream Renewable Power, the international wind farm (...)

Eddie O Connor set up Mainstream in 2008 after Airtricity, the wind energy company he founded two decades ago, was sold to Scottish & Southern Energy, now SSE. Photograph: Alan Betson

Energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power plans to sell its wind farm project off the Scottish coast, which will cost £2 billion(...)

Separately, Mainstream hired US investment bank PJT Partners this year to raise at least €100 million of equity for the group

Renewable energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor has tapped a former Wall Street investment banker to lead up a new division at his company Mainstream tha(...)

“Delivering low-cost renewable energy in high-growth markets such as Vietnam is Mainstream’s key strategic focus”

Energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power has signed a deal with General Electric to build $1.5 billion (€1.3bn) of wind power p(...)

Eddie O’Connor set up MRP in 2008, after he sold Airtricity to Scottish & Southern Energy for about €1.4 billion

Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP), the wind energy company established by the Airtricity founder Eddie O’Connor, bounced back in profit in 2015 as it a(...)

Viridian’s  372-tonne gas turbine generator at its power plant in Huntstown,  north Dublin

The owners of Bord Gáis Energy and Airtricity are thought to be in the race to buy their rival Viridian after submitting first-round offers for the b(...)

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