Mike Hayes

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The rolling crisis of climate change was underscored by recent and disturbing data from the intergovernmental panel on the problem. File photograph: Getty Images

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) compiled by the world’s leading climate scientists has warned there is onl(...)

Mike Hayes, Partner, KPMG: ‘There are considerable economic and other benefits that the green economy can yield for Ireland.’ Photograph: Iain White/Fennell

A fundamental shift in the Irish renewable energy landscape occurred in September. With no great fanfare a new grouping came together to represent all(...)

Gaelectric wind farm at Roosky, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Keith Arkins

Green energy developer Gaelectric is up for sale after talks with a possible investor ended in recent days. China General Nuclear European Energy (CG(...)

Ireland has developed chip manufacturing skills and knowledge and this can be used in the development of solar photo voltaic (PV) systems
The shape of things to come

No single technology will provide the solution to Ireland’s future energy needs. Nor will any existing technology or combination of them. Energy sourc(...)

EirGrid is now exploring the potential for an interconnector with France. Photograph: iStock
Making new connections

The interconnection of different countries’ electricity grids makes eminent sense. It allows for excess power from one country to be sold to the other(...)

KPMG partner Mike Hayes leads the firm’s sustainability practice. Photograph: Patrick Bolger

Over 600 representatives of business, the investment community, and Government attended this week’s Sustainability Gathering in Dublin Castle where th(...)