renewable energy

Progress towards Ireland's energy targets by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Progress towards Ireland's energy targets

While Ireland is over half way towards meeting each of its renewable energy and energy efficiency targets, bridging the gaps by 2020 will be challenging. Read more

Fuel Quality Directive - Ireland's progress by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Fuel Quality Directive - Ireland's progress

We analyse Ireland’s progress towards the recently adopted FQD target of reducing the greenhouse gas intensity of transport fuels by 6%. Read more

Fuel Quality Directive (FQD) target transposed by Shane Malone

Fuel Quality Directive (FQD) target transposed

Article 7a of the FQD has been transposed into Irish law. Fuel suppliers must reduce the carbon intensity of transport fuels by 6% by 2020, compared to a 2010 baseline. Read more

Public sector energy consumption in Ireland by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Public sector energy consumption in Ireland

The public sector, which spends almost €600 million per annum on energy, improved its energy performance by 21% by 2015, avoiding 548,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Read more

Fuel Quality Directive - a 'new' energy target for 2020 by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Fuel Quality Directive - a 'new' energy target for 2020

The adoption of the amended FQD will introduce a new target for the reduction of the greenhouse gas intensity of transport fuels throughout the EU by 2020. Read more

Ireland's new energy policy by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Ireland's new energy policy

We summarise the key elements in Ireland's new energy white paper, which sets a goal of reducing energy-related greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95% by 2050. Read more

SEAI publishes energy security report by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

SEAI publishes energy security report

The latest report on energy security in Ireland includes contributions from Byrne Ó Cléirigh and is a comprehensive source of statistical data and indicators. Read more

Alternative fuels infrastructure by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Alternative fuels infrastructure

The Irish Government has begun work on a national policy framework to support the deployment of alternative fuels, in accordance with the alternative fuels infrastructure directive ... Read more