Micro wind turbines at  Kilbarrack Fire Station, Dublin. The turbines produce all the electricity for the fire station. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government could save €200 million a year within five years if it adopted a rigorous programme of using energy more efficiently in schools, hospit(...)

The €15 million Beaufort laboratory will house a national ocean energy test facility

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is due to turn the sod today on an international “centre of excellence” for maritime research in Cork harbour.The €15 million Bea(...)

Property Clinic

Q My husband and I purchased our home, a three-bed Georgian townhouse in south Dublin in 2007. It(...)

Mr Plug with, from left, Robert Courtney, Aaron McLoughlin, Sarah Clarke and Valentyna Slyusarchuk from Guardian Angels National School, Blackrock, Co. Dublin celebrate winning the An Taisce Green Schools Energy Project.

First, let’s imagine saving at least €120 million a year in public spending without pay cuts, overtime changes or reductions in services. (...)

Ireland has the potential to export wind energy as other countries struggle to meet renewable energy targets. Photograph: David Sleator

Ireland is touted as the European Saudi Arabia of wind with its wild Atlantic coast and large tracts of rural land. It also has the potential t(...)

Wavebob was set up in 1999 to develop a commercial system for converting wave energy into electricity. Photograph: Joe O'Shaughnessy

Ocean energy developer Wavebob looks set to be wound up next week when its board will tell investors, including State-owned Bo(...)

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