Bright sparks: Kevin Maughan set up  UrbanVolt with Declan Barrett and Graham Deane in late 2015. The company now has  more than 200 customers and has provided total savings of between €30 million and €40 million. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

How many entrepreneurs does it take to change 80,000 light bulbs? Kevin Maughan might tell you three. Maughan is chief executive of energy company U(...)

Jamie Heaslip: has a finger in many different commercial pies. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Leinster and Ireland rugby star Jamie Heaslip, who was this week appointed vice-captain of the international squad ahead of the Six Nations, has also (...)

UrbanVolt retrofits lighting at no cost to SMEs with the two parties taking an equal share of the savings

Fledgling Irish company UrbanVolt is planning to invest €30 million over the next 12 months to roll out energy efficient lighting solutions for SMEs.(...)