Bord Gáis Energy managing director Catherine O’Kelly: “We want to be as competitive as we can be, because it is a truly competitive market out there in Ireland on price.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Catherine O’Kelly confesses that she loves energy. It captivated her when she was studying politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford. “I knew I wan(...)

British prime minister Theresa May: “I’ve seen the way that Jeremy Corbyn wants to sneak into Number 10 by playing on the fears of older and vulnerable people, and I’ve clarified what we will be putting in the green paper which I set out in the manifesto.” Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

  British prime minister Theresa May has defended a dramatic U-turn on one of the most important policy initiatives in her party’s manifesto, jus(...)

Denmark is now generating close to 40% of annual electricity needs from wind and on some days production reaches as high as 120% of needs. Photograph: PA

Comparisons have often been drawn between Ireland and Denmark because of our similar size and strong agricultural heritage, amongst other things. One (...)