Eddie O Connor

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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(...)

The disputed wind farm projects are the largest planned to date in Europe in close proximity to major seabird colonies

A planned £1.5 billion (€2.1 billion) offshore wind development by Dublin-based Mainstream Renewable Power will be challenged in a Scottish court thi(...)

Judge Bridget Reilly put the case back to a date in May for a community service report of 200 hours, with three months’ jail in default

A Luas passenger who chased a ticket inspector and assaulted him will have to do 200 hours community service or face a three-month jail sentence.Judge(...)

Siemens will provide much of the financing for the windfarms off Yorkshire

A consortium led by Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP) has been given consent by the UK government to develop a massive 1.2 gigawatt se(...)

Mainstream chief Eddie O Connor. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Scottish ministers have given Irish-based Mainstream Renewable Power the green light for a €1.9 billion offshore wind farm development in the North Se(...)

Mainstream Renewable Power chief executive Eddie O’Connor: “This wind farm is the ideal solution for Ghana because the country needs large quantities of electricity and it needs it fast.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP), the wind energy company established by the Airtricity founder Eddie O’Connor, has reached an agreement with a Swiss(...)

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