Latest Electrical Stories


European astronauts – hitching a ride in the space raceAugust 9, 2016

John O’Sullivan’s new book tells the story of how European astronauts lived on board the International Space Station, helped construct the space laboratory and performed valuable scientific experiments. Read on for a chance to win a copy


Is doubling on-shore wind the right approach?June 14, 2016

Ireland’s strategy to double the onshore wind sector by 2020 is not without risk and neither is it the lowest-cost option, writes Dr Anthony White. Would converting Moneypoint to biomass improve security of supply at a lower cost?

Solar PV – getting into the generation gameMay 3, 2016

Renewable-energy projects require farmers to enter legal agreements with developers to bring a project to fruition. Landowners should seek expert advice to negotiate the best possible outcome