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Duncan O’Toole, and Dr Paddy Finn, Co-founders of Electricity Exchange.

Electricity Exchange: keeping the grid in balance The electricity grid is a very finely balanced and surprisingly delicate piece of infrastructure. I(...)

The Climate Action Plan states that 70 per cent of our electricity will be generated from renewable sources by 2030. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

EirGrid has just launched its new strategy for the five-year period from 2020 to 2025 which will see it invest €2 billion in helping to decarbonise Ir(...)

Judging day for this year’s Irish Times Innovation awards. Ciaran Heavey, associate prof at UCD Quinn School of Business; Dr Lisa Higgins, head of challenge Research at Science Foundation Ireland; Gearoid Mooney, research and innovation division manager, Enterprise. Ireland; Dave Flynn, executive director of Skillnet Ireland; and Aideen Dowling of KPMG. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The 15 finalists in this year’s Irish Times Innovation Awards have been selected. Across five categories, the finalists were chosen from more than 100(...)

Some tech companies are already doing deals to fund renewable electricity generators. Photograph: iStock

Experts say the growing number of data centres in the Republic could require spending of more than €1 billion annually for the next eight years on new(...)

Parteen Weir on Lough Derg. Farmers in the vicinity of Lough Derg and the Shannon have led opposition to the pipeline project. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new approach is urgently needed to get major infrastructure projects across the line on time in Ireland, according to communications experts at Dubl(...)

French minister François de Rugy  with Tánaiste Simon Coveney.

Plans for a €1 billion million high voltage sub electricity cable connecting Ireland and France moved a step forward on Friday as the Irish and French(...)

The winning food products, as selected by Irish chefs, for the Euro-Toques Irish Food Awards, presented in Co Cavan on Monday

Seaweed, edible flowers, pasture-fed meats, dairy produce and stone-ground wholemeal flour produced at Ireland’s last working water-powered mill, are (...)

Draft proposal on climate disruption aims for   70 per cent of Irish electricity needs to  come from renewable sources by 2030. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The use of the term “climate disruption” in the title of the Government’s plan to respond to a rapidly warming world suggests there is finally a minds(...)

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(...)

An offshore wind farm off the coast of England, operated by Innogy Renewables.

After years of neglect, energy companies plan to sink almost €6 billion into the Irish Sea over the next half decade or so on offshore wind projects. (...)

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