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Ireland Weekly Bulletin Issue 180

Ireland Weekly Bulletin Issue 180

Cat Sturman
Cat Sturman


  • Government confirms a €530mn EU grant for a new Celtic Interconnector
  • Government to work with energy companies to assess future energy security
  • Taoiseach Leo Varadkar criticises UK electricity market proposals
  • Gas Networks Ireland reveals its vision to reach net zero
  • Public consultation on renewable energy in road transport launched
  • Public Consultation on the Biofuels Obligation Scheme announced
  • Revised zero energy housing regulations to commence in November 2019
  • Bord na Móna and Coillte to transform prior peat land into native woodland
  • State faces ongoing legal challenge to Shannon LNG terminal


  • Volume Capped procurement results announced
  • SEMC defers action on reform proposals to address Balancing Market volatility
  • CRU issues four retail General Clarifications on existing framework for consumer protection
  • CRU sets out pass through costs for business electricity consumers
  • UR determines firmus energy gas price control for Ten Towns area
  • UR requests amendments to SONI’s proposals on EU Emergency Restoration network code
  • SONI to recover £24.74mn for I-SEM implementation

Industry & markets

  • Providence Resources to open up commercial discussions on Barryroe
  • Harland and Wolff are acquired by InfraStrata plc
  • Bord Gáis Energy reduces gas prices but hikes up electricity costs
  • NTMA to raise additional green bonds to support sustainable energy projects
  • Foresight acquires two operational wind farms

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