Eddie O’Connor interview: ‘Airtricity and Mainstream were good, but that will pale into insignificance compared to Supernode’
The veteran eco-tycoon’s latest project, Supernode, is his most ambitious yet – to turn Ireland into the renewable energy powerhouse of Europe
Eddie O’Connor is sitting opposite me, talking expansively, occasionally tilting back his chair in the manner of a recalcitrant schoolboy.
He is going to be outspoken, and looks as if he is already relishing it as we begin our interview in the light-filled boardroom of a renovated Georgian building with its floor-to-ceiling window overlooking trees and greenery below.
At the start of this year, a deal to sell a majority stake of his Mainstream Renewable ...