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From TheJournal.ie Motorists urged to take extra caution after Storm Atiyah downs trees and cuts power Storm Atiyah

Motorists urged to take extra caution after Storm Atiyah downs trees and cuts power

Around 1,200 homes and businesses in Cork and Kerry are without power this morning.

From TheJournal.ie ESB to take 50% share in €2 billion wind farm off Scottish coast Renewable Energy

ESB to take 50% share in €2 billion wind farm off Scottish coast

The wind farm is expected to be completed by 2023.

From TheJournal.ie Debate about what ESB and Bord na Móna workers will do next should have started 'years ago', says union boss Climate Change

Debate about what ESB and Bord na Móna workers will do next should have started 'years ago', says union boss

How Bord na Mona and ESB workers are treated is a major test for policymakers, says Ictu.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of kilos of potent greenhouse gas leaked from an ESB station. The EPA wasn't told Emissions

Thousands of kilos of potent greenhouse gas leaked from an ESB station. The EPA wasn't told

SF6 is a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential 23,000 times that of carbon dioxide.

From TheJournal.ie Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures Just Transition

Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Jobs losses for the midlands as ESB announces closure of two peat plants ESB

Jobs losses for the midlands as ESB announces closure of two peat plants

It comes following the refusal of planning permission sought through An Bord Pleanála.

From TheJournal.ie Power restored across the country but 'substantial' flooding remains in parts following Storm Lorenzo Stormy Weather

Power restored across the country but 'substantial' flooding remains in parts following Storm Lorenzo

People have been warned to stay vigilant of fallen power lines and trees.

From TheJournal.ie When it comes to Ireland's sustainable energy, creating simplicity could prove complex Feature

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Power outages as thunderstorms sweep through the east of the country Weather Warning

Power outages as thunderstorms sweep through the east of the country

A status yellow weather warning is in place until the early hours of tomorrow morning.

From TheJournal.ie Electric car drivers will have to pay for charging with ESB set to announce cost next month End Of Free Charging

Electric car drivers will have to pay for charging with ESB set to announce cost next month

Once the price structure is announced next month, there will be a lead-in time of a few weeks before charging kicks in.

From TheJournal.ie 'Absolutely devastated': Plans for future of ESB power station in Co Offaly refused Shannonbridge

'Absolutely devastated': Plans for future of ESB power station in Co Offaly refused

In a statement, the ESB has said it is “disappointed that the application has been rejected”.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford Lough Ree

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

Bord na Móna confirmed that 70 permanent employees will be put on temporary unpaid leave.

From TheJournal.ie Man electrocuted after trying to retrieve drone from power line Dublin

Man electrocuted after trying to retrieve drone from power line

The incident caused power to be suspended in the Cabinteely area of Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'What planet are they living on?': Martin calls out 'farcical' broadband plan, says ESB agency should roll out network WiFi

'What planet are they living on?': Martin calls out 'farcical' broadband plan, says ESB agency should roll out network

FIanna Fáil says if in power it would set up an agency in the ESB to roll out broadband to rural Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The poster debate may be ongoing, but there's no debate about posters on poles says ESB Elections

The poster debate may be ongoing, but there's no debate about posters on poles says ESB

The electricity utility has said dangerous situations have been created in the past by doing so.

From TheJournal.ie Under 2,000 homes without power as ESB crews restore power nationwide after Storm Hannah Storm Hannah

Under 2,000 homes without power as ESB crews restore power nationwide after Storm Hannah

AA Roadwatch and An Garda Síochána are warning motorists that fallen trees and other debris are likely.

From TheJournal.ie 21,000 without electricity and fallen trees blocking roads as Storm Hannah batters the country Status Red

21,000 without electricity and fallen trees blocking roads as Storm Hannah batters the country

Multiple weather warnings are in place.

From TheJournal.ie Government invests €20m to supply 50 new electric car charging points - is it enough? Range Anxiety

Government invests €20m to supply 50 new electric car charging points - is it enough?

The investment also included an upgrade of charging hubs at 50 locations, so that they charge electric cars faster.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands without power after Storm Gareth brings night of strong winds Storm Gareth

Thousands without power after Storm Gareth brings night of strong winds

A status orange wind warning is currently in place for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

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.

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