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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Power

This year
Energy supply likely to fall short of winter demand, but by narrower margin than last year
The system is expected to be put under alerts but a system-wide blackout is seen as unlikely.
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.
Last year
Mads Pedersen takes control of Vuelta as he leaves sprinters trailing
The win puts daylight between himself and his closest rivals in the points competition.
Poll: Should the government introduce a windfall tax on energy companies?
The UN chief has accused oil and gas companies of making “excessive” profits from this crisis.
Watchdog warns of 'acute' risk to security of power supply in Ireland
The CRU’s latest risk register warned of the potential for significant outages.
Energy reliance on Russia is 'glaring' mistake but price volatility predates war - Irish report
Dramatic changes in energy prices were a problem even before Russia’s war on Ukraine, the report says.
MEPs signal discontent at proposal to label gas and nuclear as 'sustainable' energy sources
Two EU committees have formally objected to the contentious proposal from the European Commission.
'He's like a big South African. He's got that bulk that you don't really see in Irish kids'
Dan Sheehan had to fight hard for his breakthrough but he’s now standing out for Ireland.
Ukraine tensions likely to put more pressure on Irish gas and energy prices, experts say
Sanctions on Russia – or an invasion of Ukraine – could interrupt gas supply to Europe.
All time
Growth in electricity demand due to data centres 'unlike anything Ireland has seen in 100 years'
Data centres are ‘disproportionately’ adding to Ireland’s energy demands, an Oireachtas Committee has heard.
Farrell hails 'dominant' Irish win but injuries a concern for Twickenham trip
The Ireland head coach knows his team will need to improve on ‘everything’ to beat England.
'They’re big, big men. Very big men' - Saracens' power comes to the fore
Mark McCall’s side came out on top of the collisions against Leinster.
Power blackouts for 200,000 people as temperatures in Australia continue to soar
Authorities said they ordered forced outages to reduce the risk of the entire grid failing.
Ever tried to reinvent the wheel? One Young Scientist is doing just that
It’s a system called a emission-free omnidirectional magnetic driving system. Now, let’s get our heads around that…
Cork 17-year-old becomes Ireland's youngest pro boxer, will make debut in Mexico
James Power is set to make his professional debut in Mexico in September but will remain in school for his Leaving Cert year.
Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election
Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls today in the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot.
Electric Ireland customers to see gas and electricity price hikes from next month
The company is increasing its residential electricity prices and residential gas prices from 1 August.
Populist leader sworn in as Italian prime minister
The country has been in the throes of political uncertainty for almost three months.
May criticised for Syria air strikes with Corbyn accusing her of bowing to 'whims of the US president'
The British Prime Minister said, “We have done it because we believed it was the right thing to do”.
Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country
ESB is estimating that 8pm tomorrow is the soonest time that any power outages can be repaired.
Pay-as-you-go electricity customers won't be cut off during storm if they can't top up
Pinergy has extended its friendly hours until Tuesday and Electric Ireland said there are emergency measures if people are stuck.
Power restored for 26,000 ESB customers in Dublin
The fault also caused significant delays to train services.
A Hawaiian former American footballer is part of Leinster's sub-academy
Old Belvedere tighthead prop Roman Salanoa played for the USA U20 team in 2016.
ESB continues to work to restore power after 55,000 homes affected by Storm Eleanor
Met Éireann has issued three Status Orange wind warnings and two Status Yellow warnings.
Another Irish electricity provider is increasing its prices - the fourth to do so this month
Energia is increasing its household electricity prices by 3.9% from 1 December 2017.
The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country
Here’s what you need to know about power outages, public transport and fallen trees.
Yet another Irish electricity provider is increasing its prices
Electric Ireland is increasing its household electricity prices by 4% from 1 February 2018.
Power outages in Cork after thunder and lightning last night
There is still a high risk of thunder and localised flooding.
Blues name eight All Blacks in team to face the Lions in Auckland
Sonny Bill Williams has been pencilled into the XV for Wednesday’s game.
President Erdoğan: The rags-to-riches champion that Europe hoped would steady Turkey
The rags-to-riches Turkish leader, once backed by the EU and US to bring stability to the region, has been given greater power than any of his predecessors.
'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power
Opposition parties have claimed there were irregularities in yesterday’s referendum vote.
Call for 'new girlfriend orders' to be used against Irish domestic abuse offenders
One of these orders was used recently for the first time in England and Wales.
Huge fire in Glasgow brought under control
Some 3,000 homes were without power.
5 ways to increase your power for on the field or in the gym
You don’t need a lot of equipment to really develop in this area, writes David Last.
World's first tidal lagoon power station gets government support in Wales
The company behind it says the station would generate electricity for 155,000 homes for the next 120 years.
This morning's wind generated enough electricity to power 1.8 million homes
That is an all-time record.
Tiger Woods is playing golf with Donald Trump today - reports
The sporting icon also played a round of golf with President Barack Obama roughly three years ago.
Controversial plan for hundreds of pylons in rural Ireland has been given the go-ahead
The plan had been widely criticised by people living in the area.
Tadhg Furlong went on the rampage against the All Blacks yesterday
The 24-year-old Wexford man put three Kiwis into the dirt on one powerful run.
Republicans look set to hold House of Representatives and Senate
While the final numbers aren’t in, it looks like yet more good news for the Republican Party.