Wood pellets: Bord na Móna has to stop using peat to generate electricity by 2030. Photograph: Getty Images

State energy company Bord na Móna will shortly seek Government approval for its plan to spend €60 million building a wood pellet factory in the US, it(...)

Minister for  Energy and Natural Resources Denis Naughten warned that Brexit made it now essential that Ireland ramp up its production of renewable energy as much of our energy is sourced through the UK.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A Renewable Energy Incentive scheme to be announced in the Budget will not make the same mistakes as the North’s “cash for ash” scandal, the Minister(...)

Bord na Móna has committed to exiting the business of peat supply for power-generation by 2030

Semi-State energy company Bord na Móna wants to invest up to €60 million in a proposed new wood pellet plant in the US state of Georgia that could be (...)