EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Bord na Mona

Bord na Mona

Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: Midland; Border, Midland and Western


Sector: Utilities
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
35.11 - Production of electricity
Number Employed: 1500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-07-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2020
Foreseen End Date: 31-07-2026
Planned Job Creation: 1435

Additional Information

Semi-state company Bord na Móna is to create 1,435 new jobs. Bord na Mona is an energy and climate solutions company.

Of the 1,435 jobs, 550 have already been recruited over the past 18 months as the company has moved from peat extraction to wind and solar energy, recycling and carbon storage. The company will create a further 885 new jobs over the next five years.

The majority (1,100) of the 1,435 jobs are being generated directly by Bord na Móna operations and 335 will be from partnerships with third party companies.

Bord na Móna currently employs approximately 1,500 people. This follows a cost-cutting and restructuring exercise in 2018, which saw headcount decline by between 400 and 500 people.

For previous restructuring cases of Bord na Móna, see Bord na Móna-IE-2009 and Bord na Móna-IE-2005