Deal with ESB could result in data centres on Coillte land
The joint venture between the two commercial semi-states aims to develop 1GW of renewable wind energy on Coillte-owned land by 2030, which will require a capital investment of €1 billion.
Dublin energy shortfall predicted after ESB drops gas projects
The firm is to pay €2 million in compensation, but this leaves a gap in power supply as demand from data centres snowballs
Will power-hungry data centres starve the rest of Ireland?
With demand for electricity set to surge by 50 per cent by 2030, we will be hard pushed to meet our 70 per cent renewables targets, or even to meet our basic energy needs
Eirgrid will rely on fossil fuels to maintain stable power supply
The energy demands of data centres will pose electricity supply issues for the national grid in the coming years
Dublin faces increased competition as a leading hub for data centres
Ireland’s leadership position in Europe as data centre location is due to its highly competitive pricing and scale of the companies operating here, says report
More than 4,000 hotel beds to be completed in Dublin this year
New beds will increase existing stock in the capital of 24,000 by 17 per cent, according to Mitchell McDermott construction sector report
‘Without what we do, the Irish economy would suffer’
Interxion boss Séamus Dunne says growth in cloud services will increase the need for data centres in major urban areas, amid an evolution in how businesses operate
Data centre industry suffers ‘mimimal’ Covid-19 effect
Eleven new centres are being built and 29 more have planning permission. All new centres in the Dublin area will have to have to have their own gas-fired power generators