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In the UK, which enjoys almost identical conditions for solar production as Ireland, solar power provides some five per cent of the UK’s total year-round electrical requirements. Photograph:  Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Shortly before his death in 1931, US electricity pioneer Thomas Edison confided to his close friends: “I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. W(...)

The Government has pledged up to €2 billion in support to electricity generators over the next decade through the Renewable Energy Support Scheme in a bid to meet 2030 carbon-reduction targets. Photograph: Norm Betts/Bloomberg

The Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has accused the Government of failing to deliver “ on the most basic climate actions” by delaying a key sche(...)

The conference was told that Eirgrid would be implementing measures to increase the security of Irish electricity supply. File photograph: Getty

Cutting Ireland’s carbon emissions by half over the next decade will be immensely challenging but it is achievable, according to Minister for the Envi(...)

FDI companies were already clearly signalling they will close down operations in countries where net-zero cannot be delivered locally. Photograph: iStock

There is huge demand from multinationals “racing to net-zero emissions” for corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) with renewable energy developer(...)