Renewable Energy

Department/Agency

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)

Key information

Renewable energy by progress to targets, contribution to total final consumption, mode, percentage of gross electricity consumption and installed electricity generation capacity. Trends in renewable thermal energy sector and electricity production from wind. Growth rates and shares of total primary energy requirement fuels. Gross electricity consumption percentage by fuel source. Biofuels growth and as a proportion of petrol and diesel.

Source

Department of Agriculture and Food, Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Eirgrid, European Commission, International Energy Agency, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.

Scope

Contribution made by renewable energy to Irelands energy requirements with a particular focus on production and capacity data.

Frequency

Occasional

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

1990

Timeliness

Typically 11 months after the end of the reference year

Classifications

  • Energy mode
    RES-E (Target for electricity from renewable sources); RES-T (Target for transport energy from renewable sources); RES-H (Target for thermal energy from renewable sources).
  • Fuels
    Fossil Fuels (Coal; Peat; Oil; Natural gas); Renewables (Hydro; Wind); Electricity imports.
  • Renewable electricity
    Hydro; Wind; Biomass.

Theme

Environment, Climate and Energy - Energy

Page Created

2010-06-16

Page Modified

2015-08-05

Keywords

biomass coal diesel electricity energy gas generation hydro hydroelectric hydroelectricity natural nreap oil peat petrol renewable renewables seai sei trend trends wind