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The Scandinavian group entered the Irish market recently with plans to spend €1.5 billion on building renewable energy plants. Photograph: iStock

Norwegian energy group Statkraft is paying more than €15 million for nine Irish plants that convert solar power to electricity. The Scandinavian grou(...)

Some tech companies are already doing deals to fund renewable electricity generators. Photograph: iStock

Experts say the growing number of data centres in the Republic could require spending of more than €1 billion annually for the next eight years on new(...)

German energy group Innogy will build three battery storage facilities in Ireland with a total capacity to store 100 mega watts of electricity.

German energy group Innogy plans to spend about €100 million in the Republic on building battery plants for storing electricity for use by homes and b(...)

Statkraft intends building what may be the Republic’s first battery facility at Kilathmoy. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Norwegian utility Statkraft and a partner could spend €1.5 billion building new electricity generators in the Republic. Statkraft, which took over Ir(...)

Christian Rynning-Tønnesen of Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, will discuss the similarities between Ireland and Norway, particularly wind exposure

MONDAY Results: Keywords Studios. Indicators: Irish vehicles licensed for the first time (March); German exports and imports (Feb); US factory ord(...)

Growing electricity demand has been  driven by increasing numbers of data centres near the capital.

State-owned ESB could spend €700 million building new power plants in Dublin over the next four years to meet surging electricity demand, much of it f(...)

ElectroRoute chief executive Ronan Doherty says the implications of Brexit for the energy market remain uncertain

Irish energy trader ElectroRoute, in which Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation bought a 60 per cent stake last year, has set up a UK office. It plans to us(...)