electric vehicles

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

Fuel quality directive - Ireland's progress by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Fuel quality directive - Ireland's progress

We analyse Ireland’s progress towards the soon-to-be adopted target of reducing life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions from transport fuels by 6%. 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 greenhouse gas emissions from 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

Evolution of the biofuels obligation scheme by Shane Malone

Evolution of the biofuels obligation scheme

There have been several changes to the biofuels obligation scheme since it was introduced in 2010, including the introduction of sustainability regulations & an increase to the obl ... Read more

Electric vehicles on the Aran Islands by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Electric vehicles on the Aran Islands

We coordinated a project to examine how electric vehicles could unlock the benefits of local energy resources and improve the economic sustainability of island living. Read more

Review of national research priorities by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Review of national research priorities

We supported the Irish Government in prioritising areas for publicly-funded research, including ocean energy, bioenergy, smart grids, climate change, water, waste and smart cities. ... Read more