National Energy Security Framework sets out the government’s response to the impacts of the war in Ukraine on the energy system in Ireland

The government today launched the National Energy Security Framework, which provides an overarching and comprehensive response to Ireland’s energy security needs in the context of the war in Ukraine. The Framework sets out how the government can support households and businesses, with a particular focus on protecting those most at risk of fuel poverty, how it is […]

Farmer Co-operation Central To Achieving Ireland’s Electricity Future – IFA

IFA President Tim Cullinan said it’s paramount that both EirGrid and the ESB fully recognise and respect that the co-operation of farmers is essential to the development of grid infrastructure in Ireland.   Meeting the 500MW micro-generation target by 2030 as outlined in the EirGrid Roadmap ‘Shaping our Electricity Future’ can only be achieved with […]

Estates Due To Have Electricity Cut Off

With Derg Manor Dromineer and Pallasderg Newtown having had their lights cut off unexpectedly in the last few weeks i would like you to contact Electric Ireland and ask them for a full  list of estates  in Tipperary that they are proposing to cut off into the future. I know that they contact the council first […]

Ireland 3rd most expensive for household electricity in EU

Ireland had the third highest household* electricity prices in the EU (€25.4 per 110kWh) in the second half of 2014. The most expensive rates were in Denmark (€30.4 per 100 kWh) and Germany (€29.7 per 100 kWh) during the same period, according to figures released by Eurostat today. The EU average cost for household electricity […]

Oxfam teams up with scientists to develop ‘pee-power’ that lights camps in disaster zones

Prototype urinal generates electricity A prototype urinal is proving how pee can generate electricity and could be used to provide power to refugee camps. Oxfam has teamed up with researchers at University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) to make the recent scientific breakthrough that is set to have a huge impact in […]

Generating Energy in Ireland – an open letter to An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD

Dear Taoiseach, Here is a draft plan for power generation, job creation, and energy security in Ireland. I would welcome serious discussion and action in order to make it happen. Central to realising the goals is the retention in full of the ESB, Bord Gais, and Coillte, for vital infrastructure and control. In Ireland we […]

Minister Ryan announces new Government support price for bio-energy

– New price will allow connection of over 200 MegaWatts of renewable electricity to the national grid – Businesses can produce their own electricity and sell surplus to the grid – Price will be a boost to the rural economy Energy Minister Eamon Ryan today announced the Government’s new support price structure for bio-energy i.e. […]

Nenagh company launches new product which makes remarkable savings on electricity bills

A Nenagh company has launched a new product that will help people save significantly on their electricity bills. Watt A Saver Ltd. offer new products that will enable customers to save up to 30% on their energy bill. Three local men are spearheading the enterprise. Michael Cleere, former managing director at Carey’s Glass, Roger Murphy, […]