Jim Dollard

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A computer-generated representation of the transformed Moneypoint site in the Shannon estuary including hydrogen storage facilities and a centre for the construction and assembly of floating wind turbines.

From a position of being the bedrock of Irish electricity generation using fossil fuels, Moneypoint – Ireland’s last coal-burning power station – is i(...)

Solar power plants use panels of specially constructed cells that convert the sun’s energy to electricity

State-owned ESB is joining forces with Harmony Solar to spend €30 million on building power plants that they say will provide enough energy for 230,00(...)

ESB and Equinor said that they hoped to have the wind farms operating by 2030. Photograph: iStock

State-owned electricity supplier ESB is joining forces with Norwegian player Equinor to build wind farms off the Irish coast. The pair said on Thurs(...)

The conference heard that what Ireland lacked, was a policy framework to support offshore. File photograph: Bloomberg

Development of offshore wind energy over the next decade would enable Ireland embrace an electric future and decarbonise its heat, transport and indus(...)

Electric Ireland’s smarter home technology.

Electric Ireland is pushing a new range of smart home products to customers in an attempt to boost energy efficiency and reduce waste. The company is(...)

Electric Ireland has become the third energy provider to announce an electricity price increase this week. Photograph: iStockphoto

Electric Ireland has become the third energy provider to announce an electricity price increase this week although its 4 per cent hike will be deferre(...)

Company says reduction will benefit customers’ average residential gas customer with a saving of €39.47 per year

Electric Ireland has announced it will reduce its gas unit prices for its residential customers by 5 per cent from October 1st. The company said the (...)

Electric Ireland, retail arm of the ESB, has achieved a significant turnaround in the number of customers in serious arrears since 2011 with a reducti(...)

Both companies blamed a jump in charges for use of the State’s natural gas pipelines, which transport the fuel to homes and businesses, for their price increases.
Photograph: Bloomberg

ESB plans to add almost €3 a month on average to its gas prices from the beginning of October in a second blow to consumers.Electric Ireland said yest(...)