Teeling Whiskey’s spirit of sustainability

  ELN News Editor Priyanka Shrestha visits the Teeling Whiskey distillery in Dublin to find out about its sustainability practices as part of the Origin Green initiative run by the Irish Food Board.

The sustainable treat

  Watch this short fact film about Ireland’s largest rooftop solar array at Butlers Chocolate Factory in Dublin, Ireland.

Teeling Whiskey’s green spirit

  ELN talks to Alex Chasko, Chief Technical Officer at Teeling Whiskey in Dublin, about the distillery’s sustainable processes.

Irish firm raises $760m for South African wind

A Dublin-based renewable energy company has raised $760 million (£494m) to build three wind farms in South Africa. Mainstream Renewable Power was awarded contracts for the wind farms by the Department of Energy under the third round of its Renewable Energy Procurement Programme. The projects will have a combined capacity of 360MW. Barry Lynch, Mainstream’s […]

Irish energy firm kicks off drilling in Romania

A Dublin-based exploration firm has started drilling for gas off the coast of Romania and for oil in Iraq’s Kurdistan region. Petroceltic International is drilling the Cobalcescu South well off the coast of Romania, which is expected to last two months and on the Shakrok-1 well in Iraq as part of a multi-well drilling campaign. […]

Wind farm to power IKEA’s Dublin and Belfast stores

Swedish furniture retailer IKEA’s stores in Dublin and Belfast (pictured) will soon be powered by renewable energy following its plans to buy a new wind farm. It is already being built by Irish energy firm Mainstream Renewable Power, which has been chosen to operate and maintain the plant for its 20-year life cycle. Located in […]

Japanese firm invests €100m in Irish renewable company

A Dublin-based energy company which plans to build a wind farm in Scotland has secured a €100 million (£86.5m) deal from a Japanese trading firm. Marubeni Corporation confirmed it would pay cash for a holding in Ireland’s Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd and take a 25% stake, becoming the second largest shareholder in the firm. The […]

Irish oil company receives $103 million following a gas field sale

An Irish oil company, Petroceltic, has received $103 million from the sale of a gas field in southern Algeria. The Dublin based company sold an 18% stake in the Ain Tsila gas field last April to Italian power company, ENEL. The company remains operator of the permit with a 57% stake and may receive further […]

Pumping cash – Dublin’s water plant saving thousands

Leixlip’s treatment works saves thousands with ABB drives Other ABB stories: ABB wins $1bn order to connect European grids Cleantechs will keep World Cup cool Aquamarine Power bags £11m further investment Asphalt firm on road to £25,000 energy savings