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If ABB’s claims stand up to scrutiny, such high-speed charging points could be something of a game changer for EV use

Swiss electronics giant ABB has launched a new electric car charging point, which it claims can charge any electric vehicle (EV) on the market in as l(...)

Aberdeen-based FirstGroup  owns Ireland’s Aircoach business

Transport giant FirstGroup said recent trading has been on track as it revealed plans to hand £500 million (€587m) back to shareholders. Shares in th(...)

Eirgrid did not say to which company it awarded the contract. Photograph: iStock

Electricity plant owner EP UK Investments is challenging national grid operator Eirgrid’s award of an emergency power supply contract to a rival. EP (...)

‘A data centre with a load of 60 MW would be comparable to the load usage of a large town/small city such as Kilkenny,’ says Eirgrid. Photograph: iStock

A question mark hangs over the prospects of more than 30 data centres getting promised electricity grid connections after regulators proposed curbing (...)

The Aviva Stadium could host the 2024 Europa League final. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Smarting from losing their Euro 2020 games in June, the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) have instead turned their attention towards bidding to s(...)

Wind energy supplied 36.3 per cent of the electricity used in the Republic in 2020. Photograph: iStock

Wind generated almost 40 per cent of electricity used in the Republic last year but the industry is concerned at rising levels of “lost” power. Wind (...)

Renewables accounted for 36 per cent of all electricity used in the Republic last year, a record likely to be surpassed in 2020.

Ireland’s electricity grid needs urgent investment to handle the increasing number of green energy projects due to begin generating power in coming ye(...)

Central Bank governor Gabriel Makhlouf has warned that some of the jobs lost in the current crisis will not be recovered

Central Bank of Ireland governor Gabriel Makhlouf has warned that some of the jobs lost in the current crisis will not be recovered. In an interview (...)

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph has signed for West Ham. Photgraph: Getty Images

West Ham have completed the £4m signing of Middlesbrough’s Darren Randolph after the goalkeeper passed further medical checks on the thigh injury that(...)

Sheffield United’s Oli McBurnie celebrates scoring with team-mates during the Premier League  match against  West Ham at Bramall Lane. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images

Sheffield United 1 West Ham 0 David Moyes and Chris Wilder have spoken in high regard of one another this week, but on the day the latter’s contract (...)

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