Electric Taxis Over Diesel Taxis

Research from ESB’s EV Solutions has found that if given the choice between a diesel and an electric black taxi, 50% of Londoners would actively choose the electrically powered vehicle with only 14% opting for the diesel.

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ESB partners with Ardagh Group to increases resilience and energy security

Ardagh Group’s Irvine facility in Scotland becomes first glass plant in the UK to implement a sustainable battery solution that increases resilience and energy security

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ESB acquires share of 353MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

56 turbine farm, located off Suffolk coast, to power up to 380,000 homes. Investment seen as first major step for ESB in offshore wind generation, and will provide company with platform for similar developments off Ireland and Britain

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ESB opens Glasgow office, to spearhead further development of renewables in Scotland

• Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse MSP, opens ESB’s Scottish presence at George St, Glasgow

• ESB is developing over 800MW of clean energy generation in Scotland

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ESB and REG Power Management enter into agreement to deliver two wind farms in Scotland

• Combined capacity of two concept stage windfarms up to 200MW

• Two concept stage wind farms in Knockodhar and Greenburn

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ESB opens £710m Carrington Power Station in Manchester

• 884MW station powers more than one million homes and creates 40 permanent jobs

• Plant’s efficiency and flexibility complements increasing levels of renewables, supporting the transition to a low carbon future

• New plant builds on ESB’s 25 year record of successful investments in the UK

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ESB - Proud partner of the GAA in Britain and Ireland

• ESB is delighted to sponsor the GAA’s All Britain Competition taking place at Tír Chonaill Park, ground of Tír Chonaill Gaels GAA Club in London, on Friday 10th July to Sunday 12th July 2015.

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ESB & UK Green Investment Bank support new £190m renewable electricity plant

• Joint investment by ESB and UK Green Investment Bank

• First investment by Irish Energy Company ESB in the UK bioenergy sector

• Waste wood plant to produce over 300GWh of electricity annually, enough to power more than 70,000 homes

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ESB & Coriolis Energy agree partnership to develop 400MW of onshore wind in England & Scotland

• ESB is pleased to announce today that it has entered into a development partnership with Coriolis Energy, a leading independent wind energy developer.

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UK first as “Go Electric Taxi” scheme is launched in Coventry, the home of the black cab

• Coventry City Council has today launched a unique scheme to encourage cab drivers to move to electric vehicles.

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