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# electric - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Newly discovered, high-voltage electric eels found to be living in the Amazon

For centuries, it was believed that a single species existed throughout the region known as Greater Amazonia.

# electric - Thursday 29 August, 2019

'We are on the road to nowhere': Are electric cars and chargers enough to cut our transport emissions?

Transport is a huge contributor to Ireland’s global emissions and tackling them is a major challenge.

# electric - Thursday 12 April, 2018

'Would it be weird if I kissed you?': Workman sacked after propositioning woman in her own home Exclusive

The woman has made a statement to gardaí.

# electric - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Pilotless flying taxis are being developed and trialled in New Zealand

Regulators late today approved plans to develop and test the futuristic air taxis.

# electric - Monday 15 January, 2018

'It doesn't give the fish a chance': Irish MEPs urged to vote against electric pulse fishing

The practice involves dragging an electrified net across the sea floor, stunning all of the marine life in its path.

# electric - Saturday 16 December, 2017

From The42 After power cut delay, a rejuvenated West Ham surge to another big result over sorry Stoke The Moyesiah

After power cut delay, a rejuvenated West Ham surge to another big result over sorry Stoke

Marko Arnautovic scored against his former club as Mark Hughes continues to struggle with the Potters.

# electric - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Poll: Will your next car be an electric car? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will your next car be an electric car?

The UK plans to phase out petrol and diesel cars by 2040, while Volvo will stop producing petrol cars in 2019.

# electric - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Poll: Would you buy an electric car? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you buy an electric car?

AA Ireland said there is now an improved range which makes them more affordable to the average motorist.

# electric - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Charging your electric car in Dublin? Make sure you don't get clamped

We spotted one unlucky motorist clamped while charging in Dublin city this week.

# electric - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

# electric - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

You need a driver's licence to use these weird-looking scooters

They’ve been banned in London, but what’s the law surrounding self-balancing scooters in Ireland?

# electric - Monday 7 September, 2015

23 photos that perfectly sum up Electric Picnic 2015

What a weekend that was.

# electric - Sunday 14 December, 2014

An electric eel shocks its prey like a Taser

It can make its prey twitch so it can eat it.

# electric - Friday 29 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 distressing tweets and images from Electric Picnic... already Electric Dreams

7 distressing tweets and images from Electric Picnic... already

It can’t rain all the time…

# electric - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Rogue collectors and hoarders are making Ireland miss recycling targets

Stop holding on to those old fridges.

# electric - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

You can now find a plug-in point for your electric car "every 60km"

What do you mean you don’t have an electric car? Get with the programme.

# electric - Thursday 6 March, 2014

"Social responsibility" reminder for Electric Ireland after street lights blackout

Two more Kildare estates have received letters saying their electricity could be switched off.

# electric - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Street lighting close to being restored at unfinished estate

Residents are disappointed at the lack of direct contact from Kildare County Council.

# electric - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Are you tyred of petrol or diesel? ESB is offering up electric cars for trial

The company is looking for 24 ecar ambassadors to trial the vehicles over a 4-month period.

# electric - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Power outages in Dublin and Cork

In Glassmore, Swords a fault has caused a power outage for around 21 houses and a fault in Cloyne, Co Cork means around 42 houses are without electricity.

# electric - Monday 14 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Electric cars get a vintage twist... She's Electric

Electric cars get a vintage twist...

The newest electic car harks back to the Del Boy years, no? We still like it though.

# electric - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Column: Why I'm bringing the DeLorean back - as an electric car

Electricity is more readily available and cheaper than petrol, but people need to be converted to electric cars and realise that you can still get high performance from those vehicles, writes Stephen Wynne.