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Eirgrid, SONI and the Commission for Regulation of Utilities are reorganising the electricity market at the behest of the EU. Photograph: Wolfgang von Brauchitsch/Bloomberg

All of SSE Airtricity’s power plants have qualified for new contracts from the Republic’s national grid in a shake-up of the electricity market. Elec(...)

Kilroot power station: Its owner, AES Corporation, said the station could close by May. Photograph: Robin Somes

Several power plants around the country are facing closure, with a possible loss of hundreds of jobs, following the first step in a planned shake-up o(...)

The Aliso Canyon gas storage facility, the site of a major gas leak in 2015, above the Porter Ranch section of Los Angeles.  Photograph: Coley Brown/The New York Times

In Southern California in 2015, a giant natural gas leak not only caused one of the worst environmental disasters in US history, it also knocked out a(...)

Bord na Móna has agreed to extend the capacity at its landfill in Drehid, Co Kildare.

State-owned Bord na Móna increased charges for dumping in its licensed landfill site by 5 per cent to €45 a tonne at the beginning of the year, (...)

Refuse collectors in Lucan, west Dublin: the Republic is running out of landfill space required to dump about 600,000 tonnes of household waste a year. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins/Dublin

It is an old cliché: where there’s muck there’s brass. The privatisation of household waste-collection in the last decade helped to develop an industr(...)

Panda Waste Service on Ballymount Road, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Greenstar   US investment company Cerberus bought Greenstar out of receivership two years ago. Greenstar is based in Ballyogan, Dublin, but (...)

Actavo, the Denis O’Brien-owned engineering services company previously known as Siteserv, is expanding into the US.

Actavo, the Denis O’Brien-owned engineering services company previously known as Siteserv, says it is on course to break €500 million in sales this ye(...)

Electricity storage has until recently been prohibitively expensive, but its emergence at an economically viable cost will enable increased use of wind and solar power

The cost of batteries is falling to the point that they are becoming an increasingly viable option for uses such as supporting the stability of power (...)

Sisters Heidi and Misty Higgins from Portlaoise at the races in Punchestown. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

We’re betting that a few deals will be initiated, or maybe even closed, at Punchestown next week, as it looks as if a large chunk of the busine(...)

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