• Low carbon generation

    Good thing: 70% renewables and the looming shortfall

    The government has recently announced that Ireland will no longer be behind the rest of Europe when it comes to climate action. The announcement that 70% of electricity generated would come from renewables by 2030 was welcomed by many. It’s a great ambition but how realistic is it? In this...

  • Low carbon generation

    Lumos: Shining a light on the Irish fuel mix

    This week, the government committed to raising the amount of electricity generated from renewable sources from 30% to 70% by 2030. Minister for Communications and Climate Action Richard Bruton said the commitment would require “significant changes” that will require strengthening the grid. In this week’s blog, we take a closer...