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Bord Gáis Energy: gas-fired power plant in Whitegate, Co Cork, has been out of action since  December.

Technical problems have forced power supplier Bord Gáis Energy to shut down a key electricity generator until the end of June, the company confirmed o(...)

Low winds meant wind farms were producing less power. File photograph: Ben Curtis

Electricity suppliers were stirred but not unduly shaken by the amber alert issued by the market operator this week. These events do occur, they ackno(...)

An internal ESB memo shows that national grid operator, Eirgrid, asked the company to start up one of its three generators at Moneypoint in Co Clare, which had been shut down, to avoid any possible risk of blackouts. Photograph: Neil Warner

A squeeze on electricity supplies brought Ireland close to power cuts on Wednesday, it has emerged. The Single Electricity Market Operator (SEMO) iss(...)

Paddy with his wife Connie and daughter Charlotte.

It’s been a full year – 12 months of living a life of restrictions. Yes, I know Covid-19 didn’t arrive on our shores until March. But it is a year sin(...)

Ryanair is the worst ranked Irish company in terms of customer experience

Ryanair, Aer Lingus, Bus Éireann, Eir and Vodafone have been ranked among the worst Irish organisations for customer service during the Covid crisis. (...)

Tipperary’s Brendan Maher  with his pointer dog Oscar, at  his home in Borrisoleigh. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The GAA’s decision to make available a new championship sliotar in any colour as long as it’s yellow has been the source of mild surprise and muted di(...)

Leaving a computer idle overnight wastes energy and reduces its lifespan. Photograph: iStock

Bord Gáis Energy offers smart home devices via its Hive Active Heating bundles to make it easy for you to do your bit for the environment and your poc(...)

  Smart energy metres can help consumers track the cost of their electricity usage. Photograph: iStock

Most of us are blissfully unaware of our energy consumption, until we get the bill that is. The arrival of the first bill after winter usually has the(...)

The Sorting Office scheme in Dublin’s ‘Silicon Docks’ where Google abandoned plans to rent the offices. Photograph:  Leah Farrell/

On the waterside at Hanover Quay in Dublin, surrounded by the mountains of glass and steel of the area informally known as Silicon Docks, U2’s dilapid(...)

The CRU deals with complaints in respect of energy suppliers and network operators. Photograph: iStock

More than a third of complaints about energy suppliers dealt with by the State’s utilities regulator were upheld in favour of the consumer, the watchd(...)

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