Statkraft charges ahead with 11MW battery storage unit in Ireland

It is located at the site of the company’s first Irish onshore wind farm, which will have a total capacity of 23MW

Ireland proposes to ban sale of new fossil fuels cars from 2030

The government also intends to stop granting National Car Tests for petrol and diesel vehicles from 2045

Irish wave energy device headed out to Hawaii for one-year testing phase

Ocean Energy’s 500kW wave power generator is as tall as a three-storey building and more than 35 metres long

EDF’s Imtech buys energy performance contracts provider

Breathe delivers engineering solutions to help organisations reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions and improve built environments

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