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Key challenges facing new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme

Two of Ireland's leading renewable energy lawyers examine the future of the sector after Denis Naughten's long awaited announcement

27th July, 2018
Wind Power Generators in Ireland. Pic: iStock

The long awaited Renewable Electricity Support Scheme High Level Design Paper (“HLD Paper”) was published on 24th July having received governmental approval that day.

It is generally a well-structured and well thought out document and provides a roadmap for Ireland to meet its 2030 targets. It largely follows the policy themes of the Energy White Paper published in 2015 which include community engagement, minimising cost to the consumer and diversity in the renewable...

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