Daniel Murray

Daniel Murray

State should play ‘transformative’ role in economy, says Higgins

State should play ‘transformative’ role in economy, says Higgins

President criticises endless pursuit of growth and calls for ‘just transition’ to low-carbon society

Ministers visit workers at ESB plants facing closure

Ministers visit workers at ESB plants facing closure

ESB says 'no viable business model beyond 2020' for Shannonbridge and Lanesboro

Texan firm plans liquefied natural gas terminal in Cork Harbour

Texan firm plans liquefied natural gas terminal in Cork Harbour

NextDecade project comes amid controversy over fracking and Shannon LNG terminal

Work due to start on heating scheme from data centre waste

Work due to start on heating scheme from data centre waste

Construction will begin early in the new year on the first district heating scheme in Ireland to use waste heat from a data centre

Environmental reporting ‘should be mandatory for all companies’

Environmental reporting ‘should be mandatory for all companies’

Company law should be changed to mandate environmental reporting and ensure businesses are on track to halving their environmental footprint over the next ten years, an expert has warned

Under pressure

Under pressure

US celebrities have come out against the proposed Shannon LNG project, saying that Ireland’s fracking ban is meaningless if it simply imports fracked gas instead. But the pressure to go ahead is considerable, as American interests hinge on finding - or creating - new markets for their gas oversupply. Ireland is now caught up in a power play about issues much larger than gas itself

O'Leary draws battle lines with EU over green taxes

O'Leary draws battle lines with EU over green taxes

Debate over aviation's impact on climate change has been unbalanced, says Ryanair chief executive

Greening the gas grid is fraught with difficulties

Greening the gas grid is fraught with difficulties

Questions remain over the commercial and technological viability of proposed solutions

Nine in ten Irish asset managers have sustainable investment policies

Nine in ten Irish asset managers have sustainable investment policies

Sustainable Nation Ireland study to be released this week

State draws up new legislation to reform Limited Partnerships

State draws up new legislation to reform Limited Partnerships

Number of secretive financial structures has nearly tripled

Study links poor air quality to rise in Dublin hospital admissions

Study links poor air quality to rise in Dublin hospital admissions

Research by HSE and EPA found a strong correlation

Electric vehicle target ‘not realistic’, say car retailers

Electric vehicle target ‘not realistic’, say car retailers

Ambitious goal may have been introduced to compensate for lack of climate action in other sectors

Ending electric vehicle grants would ‘kill the market’, government warned

Ending electric vehicle grants would ‘kill the market’, government warned

The comments were made at the Electric Vehicle Summit in Croke Park last week following the Budget 2020 decision to discontinue grants worth €3,800 for businesses to buy electric vehicles

Windfarm’s output ‘to be a third higher than planned’

Windfarm’s output ‘to be a third higher than planned’

Innogy Renewables Ireland plans to instal up to 100 turbines 10km off the Dublin coastline

ESB will use Moneypoint beyond 2025

ESB will use Moneypoint beyond 2025

Power station to switch from coal to gas, biomass or renewables