electricity

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

Public sector energy consumption in Ireland

The public sector has improved its energy efficiency by 20%, avoiding 520,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions and €133 million of expenditure. But, savings have plateaued. Read more

Progress towards Ireland's energy targets by Colum Kenny

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

Energy prices in Ireland - how do they compare? by Thomas Cleary

Energy prices in Ireland - how do they compare?

We examine trends in oil, gas and electricity prices in Ireland and compare them to those in important comparator countries in Europe. 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

Energy performance in buildings directive by Shane Malone

Energy performance in buildings directive

The energy performance of buildings directive (EPBD) contains a range of provisions to improve the energy performance of new and existing buildings. Read more