Engineering Organisations In Offaly Encouraged To Celebrate Achievements And Skill

Engineers Ireland is calling on engineering organisations in Offaly to showcase and celebrate their achievements and skill by submitting an entry to the 2017 Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards, held in association with ESB. Now in its 8th year, the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards are presented annually in recognition of the achievements of engineers who have demonstrated exceptional […]

Offaly Great Helps Power One Million Homes In Manchester

Former Offaly and Ireland International Rules footballer Ciaran McManus has been rising to new challenges since hanging up his boots.       As manager of ESB’s new Carrington Power Station, the Tubber native captains a 40-strong team that runs the ultra-efficient plant – in turn powering more than one million homes and businesses in […]

Local Communities benefit from the West Offaly Community Fund

ESB has a long relationship with the Midlands Region, from the older peat burning stations, through to our two modern peat stations at West Offaly Power in Shannonbridge, Co. Offaly and Lough Ree Power in Lanesboro, Co. Longford. Back in 2001, ESB worked closely with local representatives to establish the West Offaly Enterprise Fund, which […]

Proposed ESB Bills Hike Must Be Rejected

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) to immediately withdraw its proposal to sanction an extra €1.8bn in spending increases for ESB and Eirgrid between 2016 and 2020. Deputy McGrath made his comments as fears are growing that if the proposal goes ahead it could add up to 5% […]

Generating Energy in Ireland – an open letter to An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD

Dear Taoiseach, Here is a draft plan for power generation, job creation, and energy security in Ireland. I would welcome serious discussion and action in order to make it happen. Central to realising the goals is the retention in full of the ESB, Bord Gais, and Coillte, for vital infrastructure and control. In Ireland we […]