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Ireland Weekly Bulletin Issue 178

Ireland Weekly Bulletin Issue 178

Cat Sturman
Cat Sturman


  • The Fuel Poverty Monitor reveals complexities in the NI energy market
  • NIIEA calls for support in drafting Northern Ireland’s first Environment Strategy
  • Government to focus on reducing emissions from plastics, food waste and packaging
  • The new Sustainable Development Goal Champions are announced
  • The Green Party launches its Just Transition Bill
  • An Bord Pleanála commits to raising energy efficiency by 33% by 2020


  • Consultation published for licence modifications in the case of a No-Deal Brexit
  • SEMC consults on I-SEM operational and trading and dispatch parameters for 2020
  • SEMC determines terms of reference for 2019 market audit
  • Information paper to provide clarity on gas tariff calculations
  • UR publish supplier fuel-mix and CO2 emissions data from 2018
  • Modifications to allow NIE Networks to recover additional Capex
  • SEMC announce consultation on simultaneous capacity auction

Industry & markets

  • Climate activists lose High Court climate challenge against government
  • NTR attracts €229mn for the NTR Renewable Energy Income Fund II
  • ESB releases a tender for an EIA for offshore wind projects in Ireland and the UK
  • SSE Airtricity to supply eir with green energy
  • €4.5bn of new Irish data centres to be built by 2025
  • Tullow Oil makes its second oil discovery in the Guyana basin
  • Gas Networks Ireland grants €120,000 to fund Natural Gas Vehicles

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