ESB International Applies For Foreshore Investigation Licences For Wave Energy Sites

ESB International has applied to the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government for foreshore exploration licences in the first step towards developing a 5 Megawatt wave energy project off the west coast of Ireland. This will enable the company to conduct marine surveys and resource measurements at two locations – Killard Point, County Clare … Read more

ESBI's Tanzania Project Profiled in Engineers Journal

In the latest edition of The Engineers Journal, ESBI staff providing engineering consulting services to the Millennium Challenge Account Tanzania (MCA-T) energy project report on their progress. ESB International has been working on the MCA-T energy project since 2008. Under the terms of the contract, ESBI is providing client engineer and construction supervision and capacity … Read more

ESB International Appointed to EU Clean Energy Network

ESB International (ESBI) has been selected as part of a consortium to support the establishment of a Clean Energy Network between the European Union and the Gulf Co-operation Council countries. The Network aims to promote greater technological and policy cooperation between the EU and the Gulf countries in the area of clean energy. Under the … Read more

ESBI Programme Encourages Women in Engineering

Fourteen female transition year students from across Dublin had the opportunity to explore the life of a working engineering during the recent third annual Women in Engineering programme hosted by ESBI. The programme is part of a wider initiative by ESBI to address future skills shortages by promoting engineering as a career choice for young … Read more

ESBI Wins Engineers Ireland Award for Project Delivery Model

ESB International (ESBI) has won the Large-Sized Company Category Award at the Engineers Ireland Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Company of the Year Awards 2010. The award recognises ESBI’s work in designing and implementing the Project Delivery Model (PDM) for large scale capital projects and the creation of a permanent project management office to support the … Read more

GT Energy Makes Planning Application For €30 Million Geothermal Energy Plant

GT Energy, the Irish company specialising in the harnessing of deep geothermal energy for the production of renewable heat and electricity, has lodged a planning application with South Dublin County Council for a geothermal power plant on a site at Greenogue Business Park in Newcastle, South County Dublin. Geothermal energy is a natural renewable heat … Read more

€3.6 Million Investment in Wavebob

Wavebob, the Irish technology company specialising in ocean wave energy conversion, has secured a grant of $2.4 million (€1.83 million) from the US Department of Energy to prepare for a commercial-scale wave energy demonstration project planned for US waters in 2013. Bord Gais will also invest €1.8 million in Wavebob, bringing the total investments to … Read more

ESBI and MCT to Develop Major Tidal Energy Project Off Antrim Coast

ESB International (ESBI) has entered an agreement with the pioneering tidal energy company Marine Current Turbines (MCT) to develop an initial phase of a 100MW tidal energy project off the Antrim coast in Northern Ireland. ESBI and MCT will work together to submit a proposal to the forthcoming Marine Leasing Round in Northern Ireland to … Read more