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# renewables - Friday 28 February, 2020

'It’s purely economics’: Meet the man taking charge of getting the electrical grid to smarten up

'It’s purely economics’: Meet the man taking charge of getting the electrical grid to smarten up

Feb 28th 2020, 12:13 PM 273 Views 0 Comments

Amid major shifts in the energy market, Michael Phelan’s GridBeyond has spotted an opportunity.

# renewables - Monday 14 May, 2018

Column: 'We are haemorrhaging €5-6bn per year to pay for expensive and dirty fuels'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 'We are haemorrhaging €5-6bn per year to pay for expensive and dirty fuels'

May 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 38,221 Views 166 Comments

Our government itself is the biggest fossil fuel addict, given all of the excise duty and carbon taxes it collects, writes Grattan Healy.

# renewables - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Explainer: Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250km from Ireland?
# Hinkley Point C
# Hinkley Point C

Explainer: Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250km from Ireland?

Aug 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 22,010 Views 115 Comments

Last week, the UK government stalled on signing off on a new nuclear power plant – just the latest setback in a decade long saga.

# renewables - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Poll: Should Ireland subsidise solar energy companies to develop here?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland subsidise solar energy companies to develop here?

Jun 5th 2016, 10:07 AM 17,056 Views 131 Comments

Ireland needs to meet EU renewable energy targets – with the prospect of serious financial penalties slapped on us if we don’t make them.

# renewables - Sunday 24 April, 2016

This fuelless plane may just be changing the future of air travel

This fuelless plane may just be changing the future of air travel

Apr 24th 2016, 2:06 PM 24,833 Views 25 Comments

Solar Impulse 2 flew across the Pacific at night with no fuel.

# renewables - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

6 facts about Irish energy use that will make you stop and think
# Sponsored By Wind Energy
# Sponsored By Wind Energy

6 facts about Irish energy use that will make you stop and think

Jan 6th 2016, 3:50 PM 52,447 Views 110 Comments

Did you know we’re one of the most energy-dependent countries in Europe?

# renewables - Friday 1 May, 2015

Tesla wants your home to be battery powered
# Off The Grid
# Off The Grid

Tesla wants your home to be battery powered

May 1st 2015, 2:45 PM 17,723 Views 58 Comments

It could allow homes to be self-sufficient in terms of power.

# renewables - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

An Irish company is behind the 'world's largest, commercial wave farm'
# Wave Hub
# Wave Hub

An Irish company is behind the 'world's largest, commercial wave farm'

Mar 31st 2015, 8:18 AM 23,331 Views 36 Comments

But will it work?

# renewables - Monday 16 June, 2014

Opinion: Why is community renewable energy important?
# Community Energy
# Community Energy

Opinion: Why is community renewable energy important?

Jun 16th 2014, 1:00 PM 913 Views 65 Comments

We are at a crossroads in Ireland in terms of energy; check out this 5 point plan about why community-owned renewables could be the answer.

# renewables - Friday 30 May, 2014

Latest wind turbines for multinationals in Cork harbour energy project switched on
# Johnson And Johnson
# Johnson And Johnson

Latest wind turbines for multinationals in Cork harbour energy project switched on

May 30th 2014, 7:44 AM 9,611 Views 81 Comments

Two wind turbines are hoped to reduce costs at Johnson and Johnson plants in the area.

# renewables - Thursday 10 April, 2014

New website holds microscope to "industry-driven" wind energy production in Ireland
# Wind Aware
# Wind Aware

New website holds microscope to "industry-driven" wind energy production in Ireland

Apr 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,672 Views 113 Comments

Wind Area Ireland is a launching a site today that it hopes will become a resource for communities, journalists, and policy-makers.

# renewables - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Column: Will fracking be added to our energy mix? Ireland has questions to answer first
# Column
# Column

Column: Will fracking be added to our energy mix? Ireland has questions to answer first

Mar 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 190 Views 74 Comments

Until we have an honest discussion about the limited number of energy choices available – and the risks and rewards of each – we will remain entirely at the mercy of global forces, writes Alice Whittaker.

# renewables - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Financial supports for wind, wave and tidal energy creation "not appropriate"
# Energy
# Energy

Financial supports for wind, wave and tidal energy creation "not appropriate"

Apr 27th 2011, 11:43 AM 1,435 Views 7 Comments

ESRI Review of Irish Energy Policy also makes case for bringing Corrib gas field to production “rapidly” – and says nuclear power will not work for Ireland.