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# esb - Thursday 30 October, 2014

European loan of €100 million to give power to the south-west

The money is the second part of a €200 million ESB agreement with the European Investment Bank.

ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support

Targets and backing for the renewable-energy sources should end after 2020, the state supplier says.

# esb - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ireland's super-fast broadband war has begun and it's coming to a town near you

Every county town in Ireland will have access to the same broadband technology as Tokyo within a few years.

# esb - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Good news: Electric Ireland to cut prices next month

A typical household will save around €25 per year.

From The Daily Edge Everyone's favourite ESB ad gets an absolutely hilarious update Feckin Lamp

Everyone's favourite ESB ad gets an absolutely hilarious update

“I’m gone doddery”.

ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go

A severe storm with lightning strikes caused the power outages.

# esb - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

20,000 ESB customers are without electricity tonight

The south of the country has been worst affected by poor weather conditions.

# esb - Monday 6 October, 2014

Thousands without power and some commuter services suspended

There were winds of up to 100 kilometres in some areas last night.

# esb - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

GAA fans warned not to attach flags to ESB poles ahead of All-Ireland finals

Especially YOU, Kerry and Donegal people.

# esb - Monday 1 September, 2014

Your television may be running on turf. Really

Around 6% of the nations power is still drawn from peat burning power stations.

# esb - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Extra charge on pay-as-you-go electricity in some shops

St Vincent de Paul has criticised retailers who add on the charge.

# esb - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Power restored to almost 3,200 affected by electricity fault in Dublin

The fault was first noted just after 3.30am today.

# esb - Thursday 31 July, 2014

ESB power stations cut CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes last year

Despite the good figures, Eamon Ryan is worried about a “lack of political will” on renewable energy.

Ballymun Shopping Centre is going to be demolished soon

There are currently no plans for a replacement facility.

# esb - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

You can now find a plug-in point for your electric car "every 60km"

What do you mean you don’t have an electric car? Get with the programme.

# esb - Friday 11 July, 2014

No decision made (yet) about the future of the Poolbeg chimneys

Despite reports that the iconic Poolbeg chimneys are to be demolished, ESB state that the process is still in the deliberation stage.

This is what ESB's modern Fitzwilliam St headquarters could look like

The ESB said the new complex will bring back the ‘essence of the street’ while creating a dynamic office space.

# esb - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Co Clare wave energy project awarded €23m to develop technology

ESB-led renewable energy project aims to generate electricity by 2018.

# esb - Thursday 3 July, 2014

That party the ESB staged inside a mountain appears to have gone pretty well...

The energy provider has been hosting a concert inside Turlough Hill to mark the hydro-electric station’s 40th birthday.

The ESB are throwing a party inside a mountain today

Yes, really.

# esb - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

These are the 50 towns being targeted for a €450mn high-speed broadband plan

ESB and Vodafone are going 50:50 on the deal.

# esb - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge ESB halt works to save tourist's holiday at Galway guest house Power To The People

ESB halt works to save tourist's holiday at Galway guest house

ESB to the rescue!

# esb - Saturday 14 June, 2014

More than 1500 properties had their electricity or gas cut off in April

However, many of these may have been properties deemed vacant.

# esb - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Here's how the government is going to spend the €200 million it raised from asset sales

Cash for the GAA, pyrite redress, cyclepaths and road improvements are all in the pipeine.

# esb - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die

Or be pretty badly injured.

# esb - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Did the Empire State Building wear a rainbow flag after Fred Phelps' death? Westboro Baptist Church

Did the Empire State Building wear a rainbow flag after Fred Phelps' death?

There’s speculation that the building sent a message about the anti-homosexuality pastor.

# esb - Friday 14 March, 2014

Power up: ESB announces €80 million rise in profits

That’s a lot of lights left on.

# esb - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

ESB Group of Unions threaten CEO and Chairman with legal action

The unions have sent a legal letter to management ahead of the firm’s presentation of its 2013 accounts to the board today.

# esb - Monday 3 March, 2014

The ESB no longer has to restore Dublin's 'Georgian Mile'

A vote this evening amended the city’s Development Plan, removing a requirement to build a Georgian facade if the site is redeveloped.

# esb - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Good news: All electricity faults to be cleared by tomorrow

ESB Networks has been phoning customers without power today to update them on what’s happening.

# esb - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

UK crews drafted in, as thousands of homes in the south still without power

The workers are being sent to provide back-up in the worst affected areas — including Kerry, Newcastlewest, Tipperary and Enniscorthy.

# esb - Monday 17 February, 2014

ESB workers witness "extremely dangerous" incidents following storm damage

The ESB said that it has restored power to 260,000 customers since the weather affected power around the country.

19,000 homes still without power after last week's storm

ESB said they are working on connecting homes by today or tomorrow, but some customers in isolated areas will not be connected until towards the end of the week.

# esb - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Number of homes without power halved after day of ‘good progress’

25,000 homes are likely to remain without power over night, but 35,000 homes saw the lights come back on today.

# esb - Friday 14 February, 2014

Up to 50,000 people won't have power tonight

Meanwhile, boil water notices have been lifted in some areas of Clare and Limerick.

ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning

Power has been restored to 185,000 customers since Wednesday afternoon.

# esb - Thursday 13 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# esb - Saturday 8 February, 2014

ESB restore power in Dublin city centre following outage

Many post-match revelers were left in the dark when the power failed at around 7.30pm.

# esb - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Stormwatch: Eircom and ESB work to return services to 16,000 customers

The company warned that another 10,000 customers could be impacted over the coming days.

Are you tyred of petrol or diesel? ESB is offering up electric cars for trial

The company is looking for 24 ecar ambassadors to trial the vehicles over a 4-month period.