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Ireland Weekly Bulletin Issue 171

Ireland Weekly Bulletin Issue 171

Cat Sturman
Cat Sturman


  • Northern Ireland’s coastline conditions “not yet right for offshore wind development”
  • Latest funding allocation for Local Authority Homes surpasses €25mn
  • New energy efficiency standards reveal a potential rise in building costs
  • Taoiseach advised to establish a Just Transition Taskforce to underpin Ireland’s net zero ambitions


  • CRU consults on Supplier Handbook proposals for smart meter upgrade
  • CRU decides on PSO Levy for 2019-20
  • CRU and Ofgem approve Ireland-UK proposals for European network code methodologies
  • SEM Committee notifies of ACER updates on application of REMIT
  • EirGrid and SONI publish notice of Terminated Awarded Capacity
  • CRU publish update on change of supplier
  • Key points raised from CRU Q1 2019 Retail Markets Report
  • 2020 distribution revenues published for EirGrid and ESB networks
  • CRU reports on changes to DSO, DUoS tariffs and DLAFs revenue
  • Utility Regulator seeks immediate NIROC payments from Click Energy

Industry & markets

  • Amarenco completes its €158mn financing for its solar programme
  • Energia confirms plans to develop its first significant renewables gas plant in Northern Ireland
  • Virgin Media used 100% renewable electricity in 2018
  • Ford and Centrica partner to offer EV services in the UK and Ireland
  • Amazon acquires a second windfarm in Ireland
  • EirGrid issues its most recent Q2 2019 ATR status updates
  • SEAI aims to undertake an environmental survey in relation to a floating offshore wind project
  • MaREI project could “place Ireland as a world leader in energy, water and aquaculture solutions”

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