renewable energy

Sustainability criteria for biofuels by Shane Malone

Sustainability criteria for biofuels

Biofuels must satisfy sustainability criteria that include minimum GHG savings and the protection of material and land with a high carbon stock and a high biodiversity value. Read more

Impact of offshore wind on the marine environment by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Impact of offshore wind on the marine environment

Byrne Ó Cléirigh undertook a study to examine the impact of offshore wind energy structures on the subsea marine environment. Read more

Licensing for waste management facility by Liz Dodd

Licensing for waste management facility

We prepared a waste licence application for a waste management facility comprising a municipal waste facility, a waste-to-energy plant and a composting plant. Read more

Evaluation of UK Government support for renewables by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Evaluation of UK Government support for renewables

Byrne Ó Cléirigh evaluated the UK Government's support for new and renewable electricity technologies under the non-fossil fuel obligation (NFFO) and the supporting programme. Read more

National strategy for greenhouse gas reduction by Thomas Cleary

National strategy for greenhouse gas reduction

Byrne Ó Cléirigh contributed to the development of a strategy for the Irish Government to limit and reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. Read more

Introduction of biofuel obligation scheme by Liam M. Ó Cléirigh

Introduction of biofuel obligation scheme

The biofuel obligation scheme was introduced in 2010 as a key component in Ireland’s renewable energy strategy. It obliges oil companies to supply certain minimum amounts of biofue ... 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