Eddie O Connor

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Eddie O’Connor, chief executive of Mainstream: “Today’s win underpins Mainstream’s standing as the leading independent renewable energy company in high-growth emerging energy markets”

Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power has won contracts from the Chilean government to build and run $1.65 billion (€1.46 billion) of wind and s(...)

Lekela Power is  an African wind and solar energy joint venture set up by Mainstream and British-based private equity firm Actis.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, a philanthropic foundation set up by a family which made its fortune in oil, has emerged as a shareholder in the main A(...)

A legal challenge from RSPB Scotland to the granting of consent for four major offshore wind farms has been upheld.

A legal challenge from RSPB Scotland to the granting of consent for four major offshore wind farms has been upheld. The bird protection charity had o(...)

Eddie O’Connor: “I’m faced with an almost explosive number of projects that I can compete for”

Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power has agreed to sell a $117.5 million (€104 million) stake in its main African joint venture to a group of (...)

Apple’s Irish executive are concerned that the housing crisis could impede recruitment at its European headquarters. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

No room at the inn Executives at Apple’s Irish business are concerned that the current housing crisis could impede recruitment of new staff at its E(...)

Eddie O’Connor set up MRP in 2008, after he sold Airtricity to Scottish & Southern Energy for about €1.4 billion

Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP), the wind energy company established by the Airtricity founder Eddie O’Connor, bounced back in profit in 2015 as it a(...)

Eddie O’Connor says the Government should play a leading role in Europe to push for renewable energy, such as power derived from wind and solar

Eddie O’Connor, the wind energy entrepreneur, has warned the Government against taking a “sleeveen approach” on emissions targets, after the Taoiseach(...)

Mainstream Renewable Power wona  20-year mandate to feed the power from the wind farms into Chile’s regulated electricity market from 2017. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

A Chilean renewable energy joint venture involving Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP) will invest $600 million (€544 million) in new wi(...)

David Cully (24) had admitted killing Edward O’Connor has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his uncle Edward O’Connor.

A Dublin man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for what was described today as the “brutal murder” of his uncle in 2013. Father-of-one David Cul(...)

“Attainment of the 40 per cent target will require another 200 wind farms, 700km of new transmission line and hundreds of new towers to carry these lines. These transmission reinforcements alone will cost up to €3.9 billion, according to EirGrid,” says Dr Anthony White. Photograph: David Sleator

Achieving the target of generating 40 per cent of Ireland’s electricity by 2020 from renewable sources would require another 200 wind farms around th(...)

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