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# energy supply

This year
An Bord Pleanála rejects application to construct Shannon LNG terminal
US corporation New Fortress Energy had been seeking permission to build the facility on the Shannon Estuary.
Opinion: How many data centres is enough for Ireland - when will we call a halt?
Jennifer Whitmore of the Social Democrats argues that we’re backing ourselves into a corner with the policy that says no amount of data centres is enough.
2022 among 'most challenging' years for energy sector, watchdog to tell politicians
The Commission for Regulation of Utilities will also outline the impact of the electricity sector on reducing customer debt.
Bord Gáis Energy to develop two new power plants to ensure 'stable and secure' supply
The plants will be able to generate enough power to keep 100,000 homes fully powered all year round.
Last year
Varadkar: Electricity supply will be ‘very tight’ in weeks ahead
Varadkar says the Government has been warned that the margin between energy supply and demand ‘will be very tight’.
Explainer: Why a report says Ireland should build an LNG facility - and why that's controversial
The new report outlines options for measures that could improve Ireland’s energy security.
Risk of electricity blackouts in Ireland ‘slightly worse’ than last winter, committee hears
Eamon Ryan is appearing before the Committee this afternoon alongside Eirgrid and the Commission for Regulation of Utilities.
Summer supply of gas to Ireland 'unlikely' to be affected by Ukraine war
Gas Networks Ireland said restrictions on the importation of Russian gas to the EU will not significantly impact on gas supply to Ireland.
Electric Ireland moves to reassure KBC and Ulster Bank customers over direct debit switchovers
The energy supplier has raised concerns about the ‘cumbersome’ paper-based process of switching some 65,000 customers.