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Ireland Weekly Bulletin Issue 168

Ireland Weekly Bulletin Issue 168

Nick Palmer
Nick Palmer


  • Varadkar to chair global energy efficiency commission
  • EPA report reiterates importance of Climate Action Plan measures, says Bruton
  • Green Party Northern Ireland submits written objections to fossil fuel licenses
  • Oireachtas Communications Committee commences hearings into ESB oil leaks


  • SEMC consults on Capacity Market Code Modifications
  • RAs confirm EirGrid and SONI as NEMOs
  • CRU decides on smart meter rollout allocation requirements
  • CRU presents energy retail market developments in 2018
  • UR calls for evidence on SONI governance arrangements
  • SONI will be reviewed to ensure “an efficient, competitive market”

Industry & markets

  • Hybrid and electric vehicle sales see 68.5% increase in 2019
  • Ireland faces €4mn fine over wind farm assessment failure
  • Lidl announces €1mn solar investment
  • FarmGen solar solution to generate renewable energy from farms
  • New wave projects will produce electricity for commercial export
  • ESB to cut jobs at Moneypoint, suggest reports

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