EirGrid to host information events to establish forums for Powering Up Dublin

The Powering Up Dublin Community and Business Forums bring together people and organisations from across the project area so that stakeholder, community and local businesses’ views can be discussed, understood and properly considered throughout the lifecycle of the project. This project will see up to 50km of cables being installed, with some cables replacing existing…

The UK is the latest country to ready for blackouts and power shortages this winter, as Europe’s energy crisis intensifies, according to a report

The UK is the latest country preparing to implement emergency measures this winter as soaring gas and electricity prices fuel an energy crisis in Europe. The British government is prepared to trigger emergency measures in January to conserve gas as electricity imports fall, according to Bloomberg. A number of countries, including Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark…

20,000MW under the sea (Podcast)

Subsea interconnectors are a very discreet sector, it entails decade-long developments…but are developing fast and have become critical to increasing renewables penetration and enhancing energy security. They were originally developed around the North Sea and the Baltic Sea by TSO (Transmission System Operators) but have now caught the interest of large private infrastructure investors. Those…

Wind energy monthly report – 34% of Ireland’s power provided in May

This was the most power ever generated by wind in the month of May and over the first five months of 2022 wind has provided 37 per cent of Ireland’s electricity. Prices on the wholesale electricity market fell significantly to an average of €143.27 but market analysts believe this was likely a temporary fall due…

Energy: What do we know about the UK’s new strategy?

The plan will aim to boost UK energy production, including from renewable sources, in a bid to move away from Russian oil and gas. Boris Johnson has been holding talks with figures from the nuclear, renewables, and North Sea oil and gas sectors ahead of the launch. Ministers are also under pressure over soaring energy…