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Renewable energy auction will help replace fossil fuels on the grid. Photograph: iStock

Nineteen new wind farms and 63 solar power projects have won contracts under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS-1), according to provision(...)

Liam Kavanagh, MD of The Irish Times, presents the Top 1000 Distinguished Leader in Business award to Breege O’Donoghue of Primark at last year’s Irish Times Business Awards. Photograph: Kieran Harnett

Some of the country’s leading business people and companies have been selected for the third annual Irish Times Business Awards, which are being held (...)

Irish Water: the obvious solution to funding shortfalls is metering but this is unlikely to happen for quite some time

The Environmental Protection Agency’s assessment of the Irish water system last week found that 1.1 million people in the State are served by treatmen(...)

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 (...)

Data centres in the Republic are bolstering demand for electricity.

Data centres are helping to prop up electricity demand in the Republic, where lockdown energy consumption has fallen less than in Northern Ireland or (...)

The Government wants renewable power to generate 70 per cent of the electricity used in the Republic by 2030. Photograph:  VCG

Irish group Shannon Energy and Danish company Obton plan to kick off a €300 million investment in the Republic by spending €60 million on plants that (...)

Depending on which group of experts you refer to for your calculations, 30 minutes of Netflix amounts to driving between .5 and 4 miles in terms of CO2 emissions. Photograph: Gabby Jones/Bloomberg

If someone told me a month ago that the name on everybody’s lips is going to be Joe Exotic, I would have been understandably confused. But it’s true: (...)

 Gas Networks Ireland says  gas  provides up to 70%   of electricity on days when wind speeds are  too low to generate power

Bord Gáis Energy managing director Catherine O’Kelly says the company will not disconnect customers during the Covid-19 crisis, while it is working w(...)

Eirgrid chief executive Mark Foley says efforts need to be redoubled and ‘the Richard Bruton ethos’ must be retained within the next administration. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

To ensure power supply across Ireland on a 24/7 basis is an immense requirement resting on EirGrid’s shoulders. To do it at a time of transition in th(...)

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