Annual revenue of €5bn at risk if transport fleet goes electric

Annual revenue of €5bn at risk if transport fleet goes electric
John FitzGerald of the ESRI and the Climate Change Advisory Council

The €5 billion at risk represents about 7 per cent of all government revenues and about 2 per cent of GDP

More than €5 billion of government revenue is at risk if the transport fleet is to be entirely electrified, according to John FitzGerald of the ESRI and the Climate Change Advisory Council.

FitzGerald was speaking at the Department of Finance conference on globalisation in Dublin Castle last week. The €5 billion at risk represents about 7 per cent of all government revenues and about 2 per cent of GDP.

Speaking to The Sunday Business Post after the conference, FitzGerald...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription

€1

For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription

€200€149

For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription

€55€42

For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post