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Wind accounted for more than 85% of green electricity used in 12 months to end of June

Northern Ireland is beating its green energy target as more than 40 per cent of the electricity consumed there comes from renewable sources. The news(...)

The Corrib field gas terminal. The Corrib field comprises six offshore wells as well as a natural gas processing facility on land at Ballaghboy

Corrib gas field operator Vermillion said sales from the Co Mayo facility declined by 46 per cent in the second quarter of the year when compared with(...)

Corrib gas field: Vermilion says quarterly production down year over year due mainly to natural decline. File photograph: Shell E&P Ireland Limited

Production at the Corrib Field fell by 15 per cent year on year in the first quarter of this year, according to the new operator of the site off the M(...)

An aerial view of the Sedco 711 drilling rig at the Corrib gas field

A sharp increase in the price of gas in Ireland last year contributed to revenues for the Corrib gas field increasing by 34 per cent to an estimated €(...)

The dismantling of a section of the Corrib Gas Line, at Aughoose, Co Mayo, in 2005. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shell has completed the sale of its stake in the Corrib gas field off the Mayo coast, ending its involvement in the most controversial infrastructure (...)

Search Google Maps for a fuel service station in the inner city and you’ll get just two answers: the Circle K/Topaz station on Usher’s Quay, and the Top forecourt on Amiens Street. Photograph: iStock

Capital Ideas is a series of 10 proposals on ways to improve Dublin city’s infrastructure, economy, services and the daily life of its citizens. Read (...)

A sea bird amongst the Atlantic waves in Kerry. The Irish Atlantic coastline has some of the most energetic waves in Europe. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When Storm Ophelia was setting new wind-speed and wave-height records last autumn, ocean energy researchers were once again reminded of the challenges(...)

Norwegian-born shipping tycoon John Fredriksen: his business empire includes the world’s largest salmon farmer Marine Harvest, which has interests in the Republic. File photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

Billionaire investor John Fredriksen has agreed to buy a stake in Bulk Infrastructure, which plans to build a large data centre in his native Norway a(...)

“Ireland should establish the necessary framework to deploy offshore wind in Irish waters as soon as possible,” Statoil told the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment. Photograph: iStock

Ireland has an “enormous potential for offshore energy developments”, oil major Statoil told the Department Communications, Climate Action and Environ(...)

Crown prince Haakon Magnus of Norway speaks on stage during the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Rick Kern/WireImage

Norway’s reputation as a new international tech hub is not manufactured. But it isn’t necessarily organic either. With the second-highest GDP in the w(...)

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