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Eirgrid chief executive Mark Foley in the national control room in Dublin. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

A new wholesale electricity market that it is hoped could cut Irish energy bills by up to €200 million a year began operating on Monday. Utility regu(...)

Liam Faulkner, chief operating officer of Naturgy

Energy supplier Vayu is changing its name to Naturgy as part of the global rebranding of its parent, Spanish group Gas Natural Fenosa (GNF). Vayu sup(...)

Average Irish wholesale gas prices increased by 15 per cent on January.

Freezing temperatures pushed gas demand figures far above the seasonal norms at the end of February, according to a monthly energy report from Vayu. (...)

The average wholesale price of electricity in the Irish market in January declined by more than 11 per cent compared with the same month a year earlier

Irish wholesale gas prices are 14 per cent lower on average in January than in December as mild weather at the start of the year curtailed demand and (...)

Wider energy prices in 2017 were underpinned as Opec and non-Opec oil producers reined in supply.

Irish wholesale energy prices may be volatile in 2018, according to a power supplier, after gas prices surged 38 per cent in December from their avera(...)

  Luas tram on a test run on Dawson Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Luas Cross City network may be less than 6km in length but it comes with considerable environmental benefits for people who live or work(...)

As Shell’s Corrib gas field was producing gas at a high rate during 2016, its value had to be written down.

The Corrib natural gas field off the west coast lost €140 million last year, according to accounts filed by its operator, Shell E&P Ireland. Glob(...)

Wind energy accounted for about 27 per cent of overall electricity generation on the island of Ireland in September, compared with 22 per cent in August.

Irish wholesale gas prices were more than 50 per cent more expensive on average last month compared with September last year. Irish wholesale electric(...)

Vayu noted that winter gas prices have risen by 8 per cent in the past six weeks.

Irish wholesale gas prices are set for “considerable” volatility this winter, following a 30 per cent year-on-year surge in the fuel’s cost in August.(...)

Irish wind farms have the capacity to generate 3,736 megawatts of electricity, the equivalent of nine average-sized power plants. Photograph: David Sleator

Businesses energy bills are poised to fall this winter on the back of declining natural gas prices, figures released by one supplier show. According (...)

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