Prof Andrew Keane of UCD and co-founder and chief technology officer of Novogrid, and Paul Manning, co-founder and chief commerical officer

As electricity moves through the network, up to 7 per cent of it is lost. This is a natural phenomenon, but a costly one. Those generating the electri(...)

New figures   show the level of “unaccounted for” water averaged 712 million litres per day in 2019 – down from 782 million litres the previous year.  Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The average daily amount of water lost through the Irish Water pipe network decreased by almost 9 per cent last year. New figures published by the Co(...)

Michael Mahon, Eirgrid’s chief infrastructure officer.

Ireland is blessed with abundant offshore wind energy resources but little or no effort was made to exploit them until relatively recently. That is ch(...)

Wind farm. File photo. Photograph: Ben Curtis/PA

Policy actions by the new government could nearly halve the price of renewable electricity in Ireland or increase it by as much as a third, according (...)

Irish Water recently deferred the introduction of the new charging system for non-domestic customers because of the Covid-19 crisis.

Proposed changes to how Irish businesses are billed for water usage are too “inflexible” and are likely to be thrown into chaos by the Covid-19 crisis(...)

SVP national president Kieran Stafford  expressed concern that children from low -income families would fall behind on their schoolwork if they cannot access the internet. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Society of St Vincent De Paul (SVP) has called for a ban on telephone and Internet disconnections during the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure no househ(...)

The banks are offered a three-month mortgage payment holiday to those whose ability to pay is hit. Some 28,000 such breaks have already been granted

We didn’t think we’d be back here again so soon. Ten years on from the last financial crisis, recession looms once more. But there’s a difference this(...)

ESB pledged to pay the exchequer a dividend of €88 million from its 2019 profits.

Efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its operations in the Republic are costing the ESB €60 million, according to the State-owned energy group(...)

The outcome of the process will play a role in the Government’s decision whether to support a funding application for the controversial Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal at Shannon.

The Government has approved a major review of the security and sustainability of Ireland’s energy supply as the State seeks to move towards a target o(...)

Experts have calculated that, by the end of 2020, consumers and businesses will have paid an extra €1.9bn this century to fund price supports for wind-generated electricity

In the 12 months to the end of October 2020, households and employers will contribute about €150 million to wind farms and other renewable generators (...)

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