Roadmap to Achieving Ireland’s ’20:20:20′

Energy-Roadmap-Briefing-Document-1National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) target and EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) 2030 and 2050 targets in one go.

Dublin Castle – 22 January 2014

In many ways the biggest challenge for all these projects is finance. Currently there is widespread opposition to Grid 25 and future planned wind farms. This opposition, together with the EED’s new focus on reduction of demand, presents a politically opportune context to reassess the investment being made in increasing electrical supply and to redirect it to funding the reduction in demand needed for the EED 2030/2050 targets and in so doing achieve all of Ireland’s NREAP targets as well.

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