An Amazon warehouse. The company has opened a 6,800sq m ‘delivery station’ at Greenogue Business Park in southwest Dublin with 20 staff. Photograph: Getty Images

Some stock brokers have had to put new customers on a waiting list, as “armchair investors are rushing to open trading accounts in the hope of picking(...)

From L-R: Shay Kavanagh, Xavier Dubuisson, Susan O’Flaherty of RetroKit

According to the Government’s Climate Action Plan, about 500,000 Irish homes need to be upgraded to a B2 energy rating by 2030 while an estimated 70 p(...)

Ian McKenna, managing director at Elight (left) and Enda Gunnell CEO of Pinergy (right). Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Smart energy company Pinergy has partnered with “light as a service” company Elight to help Irish-based businesses invest in energy efficient lighting(...)

Should you buy an electric vehicle now, or wait for better prices, batteries and infrastructure? Most households have a “tech history” drawer, s(...)

“While emissions from electricity decreased, we have a hill to climb if we are to make meaningful inroads in the other sectors,” says  the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s Jim Scheer.

Significant progress in decarbonising power generation in Ireland is being undermined by increases in carbon emissions from transport and heating, acc(...)

The biggest growth is in hybrids, with regular hybrids up 60.5% to 5,498 and plug-in hybrids up 67% to 789. Photograph: Chris Helgren/Reuters

New car sales fell 7.7 per cent in February, with registrations for 2020 down 4.94 per cent on the same two-month period last year. A fall in used ca(...)

Workers install solar panels on a roof.  Photograph: courtesy of Construct Ireland

About 50,000 homes in Ireland have installed solar panels in an attempt to cut energy bills and play a part in moving away from fossil fuels – and tha(...)

Tired of your home and longing to move? These ideas could help you love it all over again 1. Convert your attic Pressed for space but stuck for (...)

Former president  Mary Robinson speaking at the  Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s  public sector conference at  DCU. Photograph:   Crispin Rodwell

Public servants need to provide “an emergency response” to the climate crisis, former president Mary Robinson has said. In an address to 800 represen(...)

FROM SWITCHING TO LED LIGHT BULBS TO TAKING A STAYCATION, THERE ARE PLENTY OF SIMPLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO BECOME MORE ECOFRIENDLY 1. Let there (...)

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