Future engineers and transition-year students try assembling a Siemens green power car in DCU’s engineering labs as part of the Steps programme which is being hosted at the university during Engineers Week 2020.

The Irish education system needs to generate many more engineers armed with skills needed to meet the global climate-change challenge and to build a s(...)

ESB subsidiary Electric Ireland will cut energy prices from April 1st, reducing customers’ bills by an estimated €1.80-€8.30 a month.

ESB subsidiary Electric Ireland will cut prices by an estimated €1.80-€8.30 a month in a move likely to spark other energy suppliers to follow. Elect(...)

Tánaiste  Simon Coveney with Marguerite Sayers, executive director of Electric Ireland and Mike Maloney, executive chairman of Abtran at the announcement of the Abtran and Electric Ireland customer services solutions partnership. Photograph: Gerard McCarthy

Utilities provider Electric Ireland awarded its €30 million customer service contract to Cork-based management company Abtran. The three year contra(...)

Gas rings on a cooker at a home. Electric Ireland plans to increase the cost of electricity and gas by 4 per cent from April 1st. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Electric Ireland customers have become the latest to feel the pain of price hikes after the largest provider in the State announced its intention to i(...)

Permanent TSB came under fire for turning down a request to appear before the Oireachtas finance committee over plans to sell €3.7 billion in mortgages. Photograph: Alan Betson

Monday Results: Aryzta, Aralez Pharmaceuticals. Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Feb); US consumer inflation expectations (Feb). Meetings: Dub(...)

The smart meter: coming to a home near you

A total of 2.3 million smart meters are to be installed in Irish homes and businesses, the Commission for Energy Regulation has announced. The €1.2 bi(...)

This is the second part of a total loan facility of €200m agreed by ESB Networks with the European Investment Bank. The first tranche was signed in December last year.

ESB has agreed a loan facility with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for €100 million.ESB said as well as supporting work to connect wind farms in t(...)