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From TheJournal.ie World's first tidal lagoon power station gets government support in Wales Renewable Energy

World's first tidal lagoon power station gets government support in Wales

The company behind it says the station would generate electricity for 155,000 homes for the next 120 years.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial plan for hundreds of pylons in rural Ireland has been given the go-ahead Pylon On The Pressure

Controversial plan for hundreds of pylons in rural Ireland has been given the go-ahead

The plan had been widely criticised by people living in the area.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: How highly-skilled divers and new technology restored electricity to the Aran Islands Power To The People

WATCH: How highly-skilled divers and new technology restored electricity to the Aran Islands

An ESB undersea habitat was used to fix a fault in a 10.5 km power cable.

From TheJournal.ie Eurostar trains cancelled after power failure in the Channel Tunnel Technical Issues

Eurostar trains cancelled after power failure in the Channel Tunnel

Passengers are facing hours-long delays.

8 words for weather that only exist in Ireland

Repeat after us: Tá an ghrian ag scoilteadh na gcloch…

QUIZ: Are You A Saver Or A Spender?

There are two kinds of people in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper for 650,000 households Markets

Electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper for 650,000 households

This announcement by Bord Gåis Energy marks their third price cut since February 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Energy regulator proposes to increase levy on electricity bills by 36% Taxing Times

Energy regulator proposes to increase levy on electricity bills by 36%

The Commission for Energy Regulation is proposing the increase to the Public Service Obligation levy.

From TheJournal.ie More than 1 million customers to benefit from electricity price cut Bright Idea

More than 1 million customers to benefit from electricity price cut

Customers are due to save around €58 a year.

From TheJournal.ie More than 2,000 ESB customers are without power Electricity Faults

More than 2,000 ESB customers are without power

Several counties have been hit, with Mayo worst affected.

From TheJournal.ie Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight Flooding

Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight

Over 1,000 homes and businesses are without electricity this morning.

7 houses around Ireland that have taken Christmas to a new level

And we love them for it.

From TheJournal.ie Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant Bog Off

Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant

Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.

From TheJournal.ie Remember the controversial Cork-Kildare power line plan? It's being scrapped Pylon The Pressure

Remember the controversial Cork-Kildare power line plan? It's being scrapped

The Grid Link project had been heavily criticised by anti-pylon protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Electricity and gas bills are going to get cheaper for some people Cuts

Electricity and gas bills are going to get cheaper for some people

Bord Gáis Energy has announced a second set of price cuts for this year.

From TheJournal.ie Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies Power Cuts

Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies

To-date this year, 142km of power lines have been stolen.

From TheJournal.ie Man (73) climbs pylon to support dead candidate in France's presidential election De Gaulle Of It All

Man (73) climbs pylon to support dead candidate in France's presidential election

The gentleman was giving his backing to the long-since deceased French statesman Charles de Gaulle.

From TheJournal.ie Irish electricity is still ridiculously expensive... Turn Off The Lights

Irish electricity is still ridiculously expensive...

But why? We pay the third highest tariffs in the EU, behind only Germany and Denmark.

From TheJournal.ie Power isn't quite paying like it used to for ESB Electric Shocks

Power isn't quite paying like it used to for ESB

Profits are down at the semi-state, but it’s still delivering a €300 million windfall to the government.

From TheJournal.ie Your electricity bills are going to get more expensive in a couple of years Power Surge

Your electricity bills are going to get more expensive in a couple of years

That’s if action isn’t taken, the ESRI has warned.

From TheJournal.ie Refugee camps could soon be powered by… PEE Urine

Refugee camps could soon be powered by… PEE

And it’s all thanks to a urinal.

From TheJournal.ie Good news for Airtricity customers: Your bills will be lower from April Power

Good news for Airtricity customers: Your bills will be lower from April

Dual fuel customers stand to save an average of €58.

From TheJournal.ie Your electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper Meters To Go

Your electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper

Good news, for a change. But just for Bord Gáis Energy customers (Electric Ireland customers have been getting their discount for a while now).

From TheJournal.ie Why aren't our electricity and gas bills coming down? Oil Prices

Why aren't our electricity and gas bills coming down?

It’s a matter of ‘when’, not ‘if’, according to the energy regulator.

From TheJournal.ie If your electricity went last night...it should be back by now Limerick

If your electricity went last night...it should be back by now

Up to 2,000 homes in Limerick have been affected.

From TheJournal.ie Strong winds bring down live cables in Dublin Warning

Strong winds bring down live cables in Dublin

Dubln Fire Brigade and the ESB urged people not to touch cables if they fall and to get in touch.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer families are having their electricity and gas cut off Good Sign

Fewer families are having their electricity and gas cut off

In October, just under 700 households were disconnected.

From TheJournal.ie Eirgrid promises to be more 'community-focused' Pylons

Eirgrid promises to be more 'community-focused'

The semi-state body wants to develop stronger relationships with stakeholders.

From TheJournal.ie Kildare man fined €3,000 for pretending to be a registered electrician Electric Feel

Kildare man fined €3,000 for pretending to be a registered electrician

It’s the first prosecution of this kind in Irish history.

From TheJournal.ie ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support Power Play

ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support

Targets and backing for the renewable-energy sources should end after 2020, the state supplier says.

From TheJournal.ie Sick of parking costs, the price of fuel and paying at toll gates? - Get an electric car Cork

Sick of parking costs, the price of fuel and paying at toll gates? - Get an electric car

(But only if you live in Cork, where a new initiative is being rolled out)

From TheJournal.ie Good news: Electric Ireland to cut prices next month Going Down

Good news: Electric Ireland to cut prices next month

A typical household will save around €25 per year.

From TheJournal.ie 20,000 ESB customers are without electricity tonight Bad Weather

20,000 ESB customers are without electricity tonight

The south of the country has been worst affected by poor weather conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven't gone away

Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven't gone away

The expert group is not expected to give their opinion until next year.

From TheJournal.ie Irish government should 'catch up' with business on energy: Dimplex boss Power Vacuum

Irish government should 'catch up' with business on energy: Dimplex boss

CEO Sean O’Driscoll says no other business could turn a buck if it ran like the power industry.

From TheJournal.ie 'Welcome boost' of 46 new jobs for Tipperary and Limerick Jobswatch

'Welcome boost' of 46 new jobs for Tipperary and Limerick

The jobs come as part of expansion by electricity company Pinergy.

From TheJournal.ie Extra charge on pay-as-you-go electricity in some shops Musgraves

Extra charge on pay-as-you-go electricity in some shops

St Vincent de Paul has criticised retailers who add on the charge.

From TheJournal.ie More than 1,000 customers had their electricity or gas cut off in June Power Out

More than 1,000 customers had their electricity or gas cut off in June

These disconnections relate to the non-payment of bills.

From TheJournal.ie Power restored to almost 3,200 affected by electricity fault in Dublin Power Out

Power restored to almost 3,200 affected by electricity fault in Dublin

The fault was first noted just after 3.30am today.

From TheJournal.ie An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station Nuclear

An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruled against the Irish body today over the Hinkley Point power plant project.