Eddie O Connor

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Eddie O’Connor has long been associated with renewable energy. The onetime chief executive of Bord na Móna founded Airtricity in 1997, selling it 10 years later to Scottish & Southern Energy and German power giant EON for €2 billion.

The chairman of green energy group Mainstream Renewable Power, Eddie O’Connor, has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for May(...)

Mainstream has 160 staff across four continents who are focused on delivering more than 7,000MW of wind and solar assets in construction and development. Photograph:  Sergio Perez/Reuters

Dublin-based Mainstream Renewable Power, the emerging markets-focused green energy company, has closed a deal to finance the 6.6 billion South African(...)

The jump in the value of the Neart na Gaoithe 450MW project, capable of powering all homes in a city the size of Edinburgh, comes as the cost of developing offshore wind farms has fallen in recent years. Photograph:  iStock

Mainstream Renewable Power, the green energy group founded a decade ago by entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor, has sold a wind farm project off the Scottish (...)

Mainstream Renewable Power, the green energy group, was founded a decade ago by businessman Eddie O’Connor.

Mainstream Renewable Power, the green energy group founded a decade ago by businessman Eddie O’Connor, has sold a wind farm project off the coast of S(...)

Mainstream Renewable chief executive, Andy Kinsella

Early investors in Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power will be able to trade shares in the company before the end of the year, offering a prom(...)

Mainstream’s move to set up a grey market in its stocks comes as the group has put a full stock market flotation on the back-burner until the end of the decade. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

Mainstream Renewable Power, the green energy group founded a decade ago by businessman Eddie O’Connor, has vowed to have a long-awaited grey market up(...)

 Andy Kinsella: “We won’t get into a joint venture agreement unless our partners sign up to our standards. It’s part of the pitch we go with”

Investors who followed wind energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor into Mainstream Renewable Power a decade ago owe a lot to a bird charity looking out fo(...)

Mainstream Renewable Power founder Eddie O’Connor. The company’s new time frame for an IPO is five years behind Mr O’Connor’s original objective. Photograph: Frank Miller

The long-awaited flotation of green energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power, which has raised about €200 million in equity in (...)

Eddie O’Connor has assumed the role of executive chairman at Mainstream.

Energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor has decided to step back from the day-to-day management of Mainstream Renewable Power, the international wind farm (...)

Eddie O Connor set up Mainstream in 2008 after Airtricity, the wind energy company he founded two decades ago, was sold to Scottish & Southern Energy, now SSE. Photograph: Alan Betson

Energy entrepreneur Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power plans to sell its wind farm project off the Scottish coast, which will cost £2 billion(...)

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