Ireland cracks down on illegal waste dumping with map of legal collectors

Around €3m has been invested into local community measures to tackle illegal dumping this year

Greencoat Renewables buys 14MW Irish wind farm in €10.5m deal

The Beam Hill Wind Farm, located in County Donegal, consists of eight turbines

Ireland invests €11m in energy research and development

One of the projects include exploring opportunities for floating offshore wind

Octopus Renewables buys nine wind farms in €100m deal

It is acquiring the projects, which are a mix of operational and construction-ready facilities with a total capacity of 130MW, from global renewable energy company RES

Planning applications submitted for Ireland-UK interconnector

The €400m Greenlink Interconnector will be able to carry enough electricity to power around 380,000 homes

Czech investor buys 80% stake in Irish power plant

Tynagh Energy Limited owns a 400MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant in east County Galway

Ireland grants €25m for energy efficiency projects

Energy upgrades will be delivered to nearly 700 homes and 570 community and commercial buildings in every county in Ireland

Wales and Ireland climate collaboration granted €1.3m EU funding

The two-year project will look at the regional implications of climate change, focusing on coastal communities

Renewables ‘set to make up 65% of Ireland’s energy capacity by 2030’

GlobalData says this growth will require massive investment in offshore wind and solar photovoltaic capacity

Amazon to deliver renewable energy in the US and Ireland

The wind and solar farm will supply power to Amazon Web Services’ data centres