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Echelon CEO Welcomes Irish Government’s Support for Sustainable Data Centre Development

Echelon Data Centres CEO Niall Molloy has welcomed a speech by Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment which reaffirmed the Irish Government’s commitment to the country’s data centre industry. Speaking at the Data Centre Ireland conference in Dublin, Simon Coveney described data centres as core digital infrastructure that is economically and socially indispensable, and […]


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Solar Scaling Opportunity Will Be Missed Unless Private Wire is Prioritised

‘No roof left uncovered’. That’s the call to action of the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) as it works towards Ireland’s Climate Action Plan target of having 8GW of solar energy capacity by 2030. Until recently, both the slogan and the target might have seemed wildly optimistic, yet new figures suggest a corner has been […]


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Battery Tech – ‘Entering into a nearly exponential growth phase’

Elon Musk’s making news in the field of battery tech – clearly he’s interested in longer lasting, cheaper batteries for cars, but the tech is equally important for stationary storage applications, which impacts the data centre sector and is central to the renewable energy revolution. Another tycoon with an Elon-esque name, Teague Egan, says he’s […]


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Echelon Sees Green in Wind-Powered Irish Data Centre Project

Many data centre operators are now buying renewable energy, but only a handful of projects are actually integrating green power generation into their campuses. Echelon Data Centres is bringing this concept to the Dublin market, one of Europe’s most important cloud computing hubs. Echelon, which launched in 2017 and now has seven projects in the […]


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An Taoiseach welcomes joint initiative as Echelon Data Centres and SSE Renewables deal supports 250 new jobs for Arklow

New deal announced for shared grid infrastructure to jointly serve 520MW offshore renewable energy site and 100MW data centre New €50m substation will route offshore wind energy to Irish national grid and allows for direct energy supply to the data centre Landmark deal delivers key Climate Action Plan goals to locate data-centres close to renewable […]


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Good news for Arklow as SSE Renewables Announce HQ in Arklow Harbour

Great news for Arklow as SSE announce that Arklow Harbour will be the base for their new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base, serving phase two of the Arklow Bank wind farm. Currently the only operational Irish wind farm, the seven-turbine development produces some 25MW of power – the second phase will see 80-100 new turbines […]


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Sunday Independent – “First XI – firms set to thrive after the pandemic”

Nice to be mentioned in the Sunday Independent’s ‘First XI: The firms set to thrive after the pandemic’. The dataverse (the amount of data created each year) is increasing massively any case, but recent events have seen the widespread adoption of tools such as Zoom, Teams, Webex for videoconferencing and the rise of virtual reality […]


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