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Energia Group’s Ian Thom: “We’re looking at a number of sites for offshore. I think most of it is going to be off the east coast.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“Policy is catching up with what we have been doing as an organisation,” says Energia Group chief executive Ian Thom. He is talking about the €3 billi(...)

Energia’s new bioenergy plant will be fully operational by the end of 2019. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/SON Photographic

Energia has agreed a €44 million debt finance package with AIB for its bioenergy plant under construction in north Co Dublin. The energy provider an(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the Archbishop’s House in Drumcondra, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O Brien/The Irish Times.

The most influential Catholic prelate in Ireland Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is 15 years Archbishop of Dublin this month. He is 20 years a bishop and w(...)

The world’s first SMR  began operations in June 2018. The AP1000 was built by US manufacturing giant Westinghouse Electric Co, and is about 400km to the south of Shanghai

Ireland is struggling to reduce its greenhouse gases even while making great strides in harnessing wind power, so is there a case for looking at devel(...)

The statutory panel’s ruling means it is likely that the regulator will have to allow EirGrid to agree a new contract with Viridian’s Huntstown plants. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Energy supplier Viridian has won an appeal against changes to the electricity generation licence for its Huntstown power plants, raising hopes that th(...)

Ronan Doherty, chief executive of ElectroRoute: “I expect the next generation of wind farms in Ireland to be built at €40 per megawatt hour and below,” he says.

Eighteen months after Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Corporation bought a 60 per cent stake in Irish energy trading firm ElectroRoute, the eastern opportuniti(...)

Viridian is challenging the design of the new electricity market, of which the capacity auction was a part.

The closure of Viridian’s two electricity generators at Huntstown in Co Dublin is “credit negative” for the company, according to Moody’s, the multina(...)

Kilroot power station: Its owner, AES Corporation, said the station could close by May. Photograph: Robin Somes

Several power plants around the country are facing closure, with a possible loss of hundreds of jobs, following the first step in a planned shake-up o(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: ‘Our city and our country have many urgent needs. I appeal this morning to political leaders to place these needs first.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Archbishop of Dublin has called on Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to avoid a general election and to put the needs of the country first. In a homily t(...)

Salmon’s Pub in Blanchardstown, which the judge said had failed to have a proper cleaning system in place

A woman who broke her ankle after slipping on vomit in a Dublin pub has been awarded €82,000 damages by the High Court. Fiona McGovern of Huntstown (...)

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