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The island of Ireland has gone a record length of time without using coal-fired electricity generation on its power system, Eirgrid has confirmed. File Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

The island of Ireland has gone a record length of time without using coal-fired electricity generation on its power system, Eirgrid has confirmed. T(...)

Mark Foley, chief executive of Eirgrid. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Eirgrid, the semi-State power-grid operator, received an insurance settlement payout of €8.7 million last September concerning its interconnector with(...)

In 2018, wind energy met a record 29 per cent of Irish electricity demand, the IWEA confirmed in its yearly review

Adoption of much more ambitious national targets means the all-Ireland electricity grid will soon need to be able to cater for almost 100 per cent ren(...)

The scene near the Nine Stones area where a car crash occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning. Photograph: Alan Betson

One of the five teenagers injured when the car in which they were travelling hit a wall at Nine Stones, Co Carlow, remains in what gardaí described a(...)

Bord na Móna would not be “climate change deniers” when it comes to acknowledging the impact peat farming has on the environment, the company’s chief (...)

EirGrid chief executive Mark Foley in the company’s National Control Room in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Leaving his post with the Dublin Airport Authority in 2008 after the construction of Terminal 2, Mark Foley believed the airport’s needs were sorted f(...)

Eirgrid's national control centre room in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The nerve centre of the Irish energy system is a quiet room at EirGrid’s headquarters on Dublin’s Shelbourne Road , where large screens on a wall trac(...)

Mark Foley, the newly appointed chief executive of Eirgrid

Eirgrid, the body responsible for power supply through the national grid, has named Mark Foley as its new chief executive. Mr Foley joins the group (...)

People cheer as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Wednesday night. “In many respects, you know they [Isis] honour President Obama,” Mr Trump told a raucous and rowdy crowd in Florida. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

A day after remarks that appeared to suggest that gun rights advocates should harm his rival Hillary Clinton, US presidential candidate Donald Trump s(...)

Coillte owns the land on which the wind farm is being built, while SSE will construct and operate it

Airtricity owner SSE and State forestry company Coillte have raised €176 million from three banks to fund the second phase of what will be the State’s(...)

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