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7th March 2018

Behind Renewable Energy Fines

Are large fines looming if Ireland does not achieve its binding European renewable energy targets? Interinstitutional trilogue negotiations on two key pieces of legislation, which commenced in Brussels in late February 2018, should be watched closely.
2nd March 2018

Brexit: Where are we going? The Future of Europe

In the final entry in the IIEA’s February 2018 Brexit Status Report series, IIEA Senior Fellow Tony Brown notes that while Brexit is of critical importance to Ireland, the wider debate over the future of Europe is beginning to take precedence.
27th February 2018

New IIEA Report: Power Transfer 2030: The Pace, Democracy and Diversity of Power System Decarbonisation

Today the IIEA launches a new report on the decarbonisation of Ireland’s power system, examining the pace, democracy, and diversity of decarbonisation. 
23rd February 2018

Brexit: Where are we going? – Transition… or Extension?

In this abridged version of his recent IIEA paper, which can be read in full here, Former Taoiseach John Bruton argues that the two-year period for negotiating Brexit can, and should, be extended. This article is Part Seven of the IIEA’s February 2018 Brexit Status Report series.
23rd February 2018

Brexit Brief 36

Issue 36 of the IIEA Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the Brexit talks and collates relevant news from Ireland, the UK and the rest of the EU.