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From TheJournal.ie Thousands of homes and businesses without power across the country following night of high winds Electricity

Thousands of homes and businesses without power across the country following night of high winds

The ESB said it had crews working to restore power in affected areas.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a huge announcement for the area': Reaction to major offshore windfarm plans ESB

'It's a huge announcement for the area': Reaction to major offshore windfarm plans

It has been announced that a major offshore windfarm beside Louth plans to begin commercial operations in the early-2020s.

From TheJournal.ie Dingle residents share in €350,000 of future ESB technologies CLEAN ELECTRICITY

Dingle residents share in €350,000 of future ESB technologies

The ESB established the ‘Dingle Project’ to pinpoint how Ireland’s electricity will be distributed in the future.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of homes across the country without power following strong overnight winds Status Yellow

Thousands of homes across the country without power following strong overnight winds

ESB says it is currently working to repair all faults on its network.

From TheJournal.ie ICTU says it has 'no role or function' in workers' calls to be released from ESB union Nothing To Do With Us

ICTU says it has 'no role or function' in workers' calls to be released from ESB union

ICTU now says that only union members can make a complaint. However, it is the fact ESB workers are no longer union members that is in dispute.

From TheJournal.ie 10,000 customers still without power in wake of Storm Callum Off The Grid

10,000 customers still without power in wake of Storm Callum

ESB Networks said it expects to restore power to the majority of areas by tonight.

From TheJournal.ie ICTU in receipt of 'over 1,000 emails a week' asking for ESB workers to be released from union Let Me Go

ICTU in receipt of 'over 1,000 emails a week' asking for ESB workers to be released from union

A spokesperson for the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) says it does not have to respond to those mails because it is merely copied on them and is not the intended recipient.

From TheJournal.ie Government says overground option for North-South interconnector will go ahead as planned Pylons

Government says overground option for North-South interconnector will go ahead as planned

The Minister for Communications confirmed that the interconnector would be constructed even in the event of a hard Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie People warned about dangers of power lines when cutting trees Electricity

People warned about dangers of power lines when cutting trees

Contact with overhead electricity wires is extremely dangerous and can be fatal.

From TheJournal.ie Power restored to over 160,000 ESB customers ... but outages remain across the country Storm Impact

Power restored to over 160,000 ESB customers ... but outages remain across the country

People have been warned to stay away from fallen power lines.

From TheJournal.ie 67,000 ESB customers still without power as Storm Ali causes havoc Power Cuts

67,000 ESB customers still without power as Storm Ali causes havoc

People have been warned to stay away from fallen power lines.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is the James Bond style entrance': The ESB plant that's hidden deep inside a Wicklow mountain Deeper Underground This post contains videos

'This is the James Bond style entrance': The ESB plant that's hidden deep inside a Wicklow mountain

We were given a tour of the site’s reservoirs and tunnels to find out how it all works.

From TheJournal.ie Siptu 'expels hundreds of ESB members' for allegedly transferring from another union State Of The Union

Siptu 'expels hundreds of ESB members' for allegedly transferring from another union

550 workers left the electrical union Connect in March of 2017.

From TheJournal.ie 'They're not normal lakes or rivers': ESB warns people against swimming in reservoirs Danger

'They're not normal lakes or rivers': ESB warns people against swimming in reservoirs

They said unusual flows of water and uneven ground can lead to dangers for swimmers.

From TheJournal.ie Both sides of referendum campaign asked not to put signs on electricity poles Charged Debate

Both sides of referendum campaign asked not to put signs on electricity poles

ESB Networks asked campaigners in Eighth Amendment referendum to refrain from putting posters on poles for safety reasons.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of homes still without water and power Cut Off

Thousands of homes still without water and power

Crews have been working through the night to restore service.

From TheJournal.ie Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast Power Outage

Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast

Electricity has been restored to 13,000 homes since 6am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country Electricity

Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country

ESB is estimating that 8pm tomorrow is the soonest time that any power outages can be repaired.

From TheJournal.ie Pay-as-you-go electricity customers won't be cut off during storm if they can't top up Power

Pay-as-you-go electricity customers won't be cut off during storm if they can't top up

Pinergy has extended its friendly hours until Tuesday and Electric Ireland said there are emergency measures if people are stuck.

From TheJournal.ie Power restored for 26,000 ESB customers in Dublin Back In Action

Power restored for 26,000 ESB customers in Dublin

The fault also caused significant delays to train services.

From TheJournal.ie Power restored after outages affect thousands in Dublin city centre Power Out

Power restored after outages affect thousands in Dublin city centre

ESB Networks has been dealing with the issue.

From TheJournal.ie The National Broadband Plan hangs in the balance as Eir 'reluctantly' quits the project Internet

The National Broadband Plan hangs in the balance as Eir 'reluctantly' quits the project

Only one firm is left in the running to build the long-delayed network.

From TheJournal.ie ESB continues to work to restore power after 55,000 homes affected by Storm Eleanor ESB

ESB continues to work to restore power after 55,000 homes affected by Storm Eleanor

Met Éireann has issued three Status Orange wind warnings and two Status Yellow warnings.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of homes still without power as Storm Dylan passes through ESB

Hundreds of homes still without power as Storm Dylan passes through

The storm brought strong winds and high seas to parts of the country overnight.

From TheJournal.ie High Court action by ESB worker fired after being considered 'risk to national infrastructure' resolved Courts

High Court action by ESB worker fired after being considered 'risk to national infrastructure' resolved

Graham Light said he was shocked and upset after he was fired from his role.

From TheJournal.ie Trains to be suspended and power repairs put on hold as Storm Brian closes in Brianstorm

Trains to be suspended and power repairs put on hold as Storm Brian closes in

Thousands of homes across the country are still without power after Storm Ophelia landed on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie High Court prevents dismissal of man after ESB considered him a 'risk to national infrastructure' ESB

High Court prevents dismissal of man after ESB considered him a 'risk to national infrastructure'

Graham Light said he was shocked and upset after he was fired from his role.

From TheJournal.ie Over 80% of homes and businesses that lost power in Storm Ophelia are back online Power Up

Over 80% of homes and businesses that lost power in Storm Ophelia are back online

All emergency service and hospital facilities have been reconnected.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country Status Red This post contains videos

As it happened: The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country

Here’s what you need to know about power outages, public transport and fallen trees.

From TheJournal.ie Storm Ophelia: Households should prepare to be without power for a number of days Power Outages

Storm Ophelia: Households should prepare to be without power for a number of days

ESB is warning some households will be without power for up to 10 days.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: From fear to freedom - the story of electricity in Irish homes Electric Generations

Photos: From fear to freedom - the story of electricity in Irish homes

A new exhibition, Electric Generations, looks at how electricity was sold to Irish people.

From TheJournal.ie ESB map shows when over 1,300 Irish towns, villages and parishes got electricity Let There Be Light

ESB map shows when over 1,300 Irish towns, villages and parishes got electricity

Ireland’s network was the first fully integrated national electricity service in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade tackles blaze at ESB hub in Milltown Power Outage

Dublin Fire Brigade tackles blaze at ESB hub in Milltown

The ESB has said it is working to restore power “quickly and safely”.

From TheJournal.ie Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them? Electric Avenue

Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them?

Britain has vowed to “end the sale of all conventional petrol and diesel cars” by 2040.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Ryan: 'Electric cars are about to go mainstream in a dramatic way' Opinion

Eamon Ryan: 'Electric cars are about to go mainstream in a dramatic way'

We don’t make cars or batteries or charging stations but we can write the software and smart grid codes, writes Eamon Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Litter-picking turf-war at Blessington Lakes leaves locals frustrated Baltinglass

Photos: Litter-picking turf-war at Blessington Lakes leaves locals frustrated

Wicklow County Council refuses to pick up rubbish collected by locals from ESB land around Blessington Lakes.

From TheJournal.ie ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes Going Green

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,000 power outages following strong winds overnight and fire at Dublin substation Disruption

Over 1,000 power outages following strong winds overnight and fire at Dublin substation

The disruptions have been reported in parts of Carlow, Kilkenny, Galway, Sligo and Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 400 Dublin homes left without power overnight after sub station fire Ballyfermot

Almost 400 Dublin homes left without power overnight after sub station fire

It’s not known what caused the fire but vandalism has been ruled out.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire Ballyfermot

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire

Dublin Fire Brigade worked with the ESB to make the scene safe a short time ago.

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