carbon tax

  • Home supply and services

    Retrofitting, it’s on the House… Almost

    In this week's blog, we look at Minister Bruton's Monday announcement that the DCCAE “will ring-fence one-third of the carbon fund for housing upgrades… Bringing total investment in retrofitting to almost €6 billion”. This announcement comes at an appropriate time given that large-scale retrofitting is called for in the Climate...

  • Commercial and market outlook

    Editor’s Pick Ireland | Government’s €6 hike in carbon tax sees a mixed response

    This article was originally published on 12 November 2019 in Energy Spectrum Ireland.  Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton and Minister of State Sean Canney have unveiled the details of Budget 2020. Issued on 8 October, the budget highlights the government’s decision to raise the price of carbon to...

  • Regulation and policy

    Budget Alert 2018

    Headlines Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the government’s Budget on Monday 29 October. The principal changes are: Clarity on carbon pricing, with the CPS rate frozen and a no deal Brexit carbon price confirmedConfirmation of a rebalancing of Climate Change Levy ratesReform of Enhanced Capital Allowances to boost electric vehicle infrastructure...