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Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?
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Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?

Sun 6:30 AM 31,515 Views 7 Comments

It was announced in the Budget this week that the Fuel Allowance would increase by €5 per week.

Growth in electricity demand due to data centres 'unlike anything Ireland has seen in 100 years'
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Growth in electricity demand due to data centres 'unlike anything Ireland has seen in 100 years'

Oct 5th 2021, 6:24 PM 32,459 Views 40 Comments

Data centres are ‘disproportionately’ adding to Ireland’s energy demands, an Oireachtas Committee has heard.

Electric Ireland raises gas and electricity prices for second time in four months
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Electric Ireland raises gas and electricity prices for second time in four months

Oct 1st 2021, 12:55 PM 32,365 Views 80 Comments

Households supplied by Electric Ireland will see their electricity bill increase by 9.3% next month.

Varadkar 'confident' there'll be no winter blackouts 'but nobody can guarantee it'
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Varadkar 'confident' there'll be no winter blackouts 'but nobody can guarantee it'

Sep 30th 2021, 1:56 PM 16,702 Views 68 Comments

Questions around the security of Ireland’s electricity supply have been brought into sharp focus.

Major report from Eirgrid says Ireland may have electricity shortages over next five winters
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Major report from Eirgrid says Ireland may have electricity shortages over next five winters

Updated Sep 29th 2021, 2:04 PM 52,659 Views 140 Comments
  • Eirgrid points to surge in demand for electricity and a fall in energy sources in new report.
  • Minister for Environment Eamon Ryan says energy supplies will be "tight" in the coming years.
  • Commission for Regulation of Utilities suggests lifespan of coal and oil-burning plants may be extended to fix problem.
Jennifer Whitmore: In an energy crisis, why is our government still committed to data centres?
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# No Clear Plan

Jennifer Whitmore: In an energy crisis, why is our government still committed to data centres?

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 1:53 PM 27,341 Views 119 Comments

The Social Democrats TD says we must pause development of data centres until we know if our energy infrastructure can cope with them.

The Explainer: Why are there fears about Ireland facing power shortages this winter?
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The Explainer: Why are there fears about Ireland facing power shortages this winter?

Sep 27th 2021, 9:50 AM 10,565 Views 11 Comments

In this week’s podcast, we look at what’s behind these fears, and how the supply of electricity works.

Energy cost increases that were 'unnoticed' in warm months could bring 'big shock' in winter
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# Struck By Lightning

Energy cost increases that were 'unnoticed' in warm months could bring 'big shock' in winter

Sep 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 20,305 Views 61 Comments

The price of electricity, gas and fuel in Ireland have increased by 19.6% in the last year.

Jurgen Klopp insists he does not need a break
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Jurgen Klopp insists he does not need a break

Feb 15th 2021, 6:05 PM 4,412 Views 7 Comments

The Reds have lost five of their last seven matches.

Electric Ireland announces moratorium on energy disconnections during Level 5 restrictions
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Electric Ireland announces moratorium on energy disconnections during Level 5 restrictions

Oct 21st 2020, 6:44 PM 21,076 Views 10 Comments

The six-week restrictions begin tomorrow.

Coaches knowing when to be hands on (and hands off) key in Connacht's impressive start
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Coaches knowing when to be hands on (and hands off) key in Connacht's impressive start

Aug 25th 2020, 6:28 PM 5,551 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend’s coaching ticket formalised some processes in their training week, but left players to their own devices come matchday.

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

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

Feb 28th 2020, 12:13 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

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

20-year-old Craig Casey's energy an exciting prospect for Munster
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# Bright Spark

20-year-old Craig Casey's energy an exciting prospect for Munster

Jan 20th 2020, 6:39 PM 14,635 Views 38 Comments

The Shannon scrum-half showed his potential in a cameo off the bench at Thomond Park yesterday.

Community-owned wind power and electric cars: How the Aran Islands want to go green
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Community-owned wind power and electric cars: How the Aran Islands want to go green

Nov 23rd 2019, 7:30 PM 15,496 Views 25 Comments

The islands are aiming to become “energy independent” by 2022.

Son inspires Spurs to winning start under Mourinho
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Son inspires Spurs to winning start under Mourinho

Nov 23rd 2019, 2:32 PM 7,579 Views 8 Comments

Mourinho’s new side led 3-0 early in the second half, but retreated under late pressure and won 3-2 at the finish.

The security and sustainability of Ireland's energy is set to be reviewed
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The security and sustainability of Ireland's energy is set to be reviewed

Nov 15th 2019, 6:45 AM 9,016 Views 39 Comments

Ireland will be aiming to generate 70% of its electricity through renewable methods, Minister Bruton said.

'It's already the case that fracked gas is coming into Ireland from the UK' says Taoiseach
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# IRELAND'S ENERGY

'It's already the case that fracked gas is coming into Ireland from the UK' says Taoiseach

Nov 1st 2019, 6:05 AM 12,729 Views 39 Comments

Varadkar said Ireland’s first LNG terminal in the Shannon estuary in north Kerry could be the answer to Ireland’s energy security.

When it comes to Ireland's sustainable energy, creating simplicity could prove complex
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When it comes to Ireland's sustainable energy, creating simplicity could prove complex

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:02 AM 1,907 Views 3 Comments

The government has some ambitious targets for 2030 – but industry has plenty of work to do.

Ireland set for wholesale changes as Schmidt looks for injection of energy
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# Freshen Up

Ireland set for wholesale changes as Schmidt looks for injection of energy

Sep 30th 2019, 8:02 AM 37,366 Views 67 Comments

After the damaging defeat to Japan, it seems likely that there will be changes aplenty for Russia.

Minister announces SEAI grants to deliver energy upgrades to nearly 700 homes
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Minister announces SEAI grants to deliver energy upgrades to nearly 700 homes

Sep 2nd 2019, 6:20 AM 17,655 Views 9 Comments

The grants, which have been approved for a number of community projects, will also cover upgrades for commerical and community buildings.

'The bog is the community. This could destroy us': How Ireland's move away from peat is hitting the Midlands
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# Just Transition

'The bog is the community. This could destroy us': How Ireland's move away from peat is hitting the Midlands

Aug 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 33,948 Views 68 Comments

As Ireland makes to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy, midlands communities fear they will be left behind.

'A shambles': Homeowners angry after funding stops for pilot grant scheme to help retrofit homes
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'A shambles': Homeowners angry after funding stops for pilot grant scheme to help retrofit homes

Aug 13th 2019, 6:48 PM 44,826 Views 31 Comments

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland said there was no more funding available.

Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity
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# Blackout

Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity

Jun 16th 2019, 4:47 PM 26,415 Views 17 Comments

Two Argentine power companies confirmed that the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina.

Bruton: 'When the wind doesn't blow and the sun doesn't shine, we need a back-up - and it remains oil and gas'
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Bruton: 'When the wind doesn't blow and the sun doesn't shine, we need a back-up - and it remains oil and gas'

May 30th 2019, 1:43 PM 14,556 Views 111 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said Fine Gael can’t be taken seriously on climate action if they support oil and gas drilling.

Minister criticised for committing to offshore oil drilling and saying it can deliver benefits to the Irish people
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# Oil And Gas Exploration

Minister criticised for committing to offshore oil drilling and saying it can deliver benefits to the Irish people

Oct 31st 2018, 5:05 PM 16,125 Views 26 Comments

Junior Minister Sean Canney dismissed a Bill which aims to stop the issuing of any new licences for the exploration of fossil fuels.

European bank to help fund electricity cable linking Ireland and France in light of Brexit
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# Celtic Interconnector

European bank to help fund electricity cable linking Ireland and France in light of Brexit

Oct 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 18,051 Views 44 Comments

The €1 billion underwater electricity cable linking Ireland and France is expected be finished by 2025/2026.

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices
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# Not Gas

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices

Jul 2nd 2018, 7:46 PM 24,371 Views 52 Comments

Panda Power and Pinergy have become the latest Irish energy companies to up their prices.

Airtricity customers to see price hike of up to €140 per year
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Airtricity customers to see price hike of up to €140 per year

Jun 1st 2018, 1:56 PM 15,756 Views 52 Comments

The company said the decision to raise prices was made in response to sustained increases in wholesale energy costs on global markets.

Two major Dublin power plants to close in May
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# Huntstown Power Plant

Two major Dublin power plants to close in May

Jan 30th 2018, 9:35 AM 25,033 Views 25 Comments

Ireland’s energy regulator said it had expected that some generators would close their plants due to a change in how contracts are awarded to allow for greater competition.

Aldi banning sale of energy drinks to under 16s
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# High Caffeine

Aldi banning sale of energy drinks to under 16s

Jan 19th 2018, 11:43 AM 20,400 Views 41 Comments

Customers buying soft drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre will be asked to prove their age.

Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide
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# Goodnight To Night

Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide

Nov 23rd 2017, 11:11 AM 21,521 Views 24 Comments

Nighttime lights disrupt our body clocks and raise the risks of cancer, diabetes and depression.

Parents gather to discuss effect of 'incredibly stupid' Poolbeg incinerator
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# Burning Waste

Parents gather to discuss effect of 'incredibly stupid' Poolbeg incinerator

Jun 20th 2017, 6:10 AM 17,660 Views 39 Comments

The activist group ‘Parents Against the Incinerator’ are holding a meeting this evening. Here’s a bit of what will be discussed.

3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500
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3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500

Jun 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,692 Views 6 Comments

The regulator said it is important that customers know their rights.

Data centres are making energy demands shoot up in Ireland
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# Resource And Energy

Data centres are making energy demands shoot up in Ireland

May 6th 2017, 4:00 PM 20,333 Views 50 Comments

The trend is putting the state on a collision course with the EU over renewable-energy targets.

No, the Poolbeg incinerator hasn't started burning waste just yet
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# No White Smoke

No, the Poolbeg incinerator hasn't started burning waste just yet

May 3rd 2017, 1:46 PM 10,815 Views 25 Comments

The plant has been gearing up for its first day of operations, in a process known as ‘hot commissioning’.

ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes
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# Going Green

ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes

Apr 27th 2017, 10:22 PM 14,194 Views 41 Comments

Renewable energy in Ireland is currently predominantly generated from the wind.

A Derry company is moving into the Irish electricity market with cut-price rates
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# Resource And Energy

A Derry company is moving into the Irish electricity market with cut-price rates

Mar 29th 2017, 6:05 AM 12,124 Views 13 Comments

BEenergy is challenging more established rivals like Bord Gáis Energy on price.

Ireland's largest windfarm begins powering 50,000 homes From TheJournal.ie

Ireland's largest windfarm begins powering 50,000 homes

Mar 23rd 2017, 5:25 PM 39,624 Views 117 Comments

The windfarm is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 100,000 tonnes each year.

'The Budget is an exercise in wasted energy and perpetuating short-termism'
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'The Budget is an exercise in wasted energy and perpetuating short-termism'

Oct 3rd 2016, 8:30 PM 95 Views 19 Comments

Don’t expect anything that helps build on a long-term vision for Ireland.

Vote: Who would make the best modern-day ambassador for Ireland?
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Vote: Who would make the best modern-day ambassador for Ireland?

Sep 19th 2016, 5:57 PM 23,515 Views 104 Comments

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