The Talbot family with the Renault Zoe at the launch of The Great Electric Drive.

ESB’s Great Electric Drive is back!

There’s been an electric atmosphere across the country with the announcement on February 4th that The Great Electric Drive is… Continue reading »

Carnaross NS PSF Jan 2014

How can Carnaross make travel more sustainable? Are ecars the answer?

Congratulations to the boys and girls of fifth and sixth class at Carnaross NS, Kells, Co. Meath who presented their unique… Continue reading »

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Happy Christmas from everyone at ESB ecars!

It’s been a busy 2013 here at ESB ecars with lots more home, on-street and fast charge points installed. We… Continue reading »

Myths busted

Carnaross pupils on their way to the Young Scientist Exhibition with project inspired by The Great Electric Drive

The fifth and sixth class pupils at Carnaross NS outside Kells in Co. Meath have been so inspired by The… Continue reading »

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What an electric year and I saved over €2,000 on fuel costs in the process!

Trialling the Nissan LEAF for a year as part of ESB’s Great Electric Drive, I saved over €2000 by driving… Continue reading »

Electric 2CV visiting Beara Peninsula, West Cork.

Electric Citroen 2CV – safely back in Holland

As we are now safely back in Holland, it’s time to write a little more about our trip around Ireland… Continue reading »

Karen Smyth, Marketing Officer, GMIT

From GMIT to the Fields of Athenry….in Silence!

Karen Smyth, Marketing Officer, GMIT Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) has a 100% electric Mitsubishi iMiEV on trial! Students and… Continue reading »

Girls from 6th class checking out the iMiEV at a school visit to launch their Green-Schools Travel programme at St Patrick's SNS Skerries.

Three times around Ireland for the price of a Ryanair flight

So my year of electric driving is coming to a close and the figures are in! We have driven the… Continue reading »

The Great Electric Drive

Highlights of Great Electric Drive 2012/13

Over 12 months have passed since the start of the Great Electric Drive and in this time 19 members of… Continue reading »

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Regenerative braking… and beyond!

Over the past 12 months, we have been extolling the many benefits of our beloved Renault Kangoo Z.E. By now… Continue reading »