Coillte’s core purpose is to enrich lives locally, nationally and globally through the innovative and sustainable management of natural resources. Coillte is a commercial semi-state company operating in forestry, land based businesses, renewable energy and panel products.
Established in 1988, the company currently employs approximately 1,000 people. It owns over 445,000 hectares of land, about 7% of the land cover of Ireland. Coillte’s forests are managed in accordance with strict environmental, social and economic standards.
ESB is Ireland’s foremost energy company and the largest supplier of renewable electricity in Ireland. Through innovation, expertise and investment, ESB is leading the way in developing a modern, efficient electricity system, capable of delivering sustainable and competitive energy supplies to our customers. Every day, ESB works for a better energy future by investing in low carbon generating technologies, building smarter electricity networks and working with others to find innovative solutions to today’s energy challenges.
Established in 1927, ESB is a strong, diversified and vertically integrated utility. ESB operates right across the electricity market: from generation through transmission, and distribution to supply and employs over 7,000 staff. ESB also operates in a range of complementary sectors including telecommunications, international engineering consultancy and gas.