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Ireland's Transition to a Low Carbon Energy Future 2015-2030

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Ireland's Transition to a Low Carbon Energy Future 2015-2030
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  • In order to reduce GHG emissions by 80-95% by 2050, fossil fuels would account for 19-30% of energy demand in Ireland by 2020 compared with a 2015 baselineEconomy-wide: Economy Wide · Target year: 2020
  • (GHG) emissions from the energy sector will be reduced by between 80% and 95%, compared to 1990 levels, by 2050, and will fall to zero or below by 2100 by 2050, 2100 against a 2015 baselineEnergy: Energy Efficiency · Target year: 2100
  • Ireland's 2020 renewable energy target is to increase the share of national energy consumption made up of renewable energy sources (RES) to 16%. This target is broken into three key sectors with individual targets for each sector: 40% of electricity supply (RES-E), 12% of heating (RES-H), and 10% of transport (RES-T) by 2020 against a 2015 baselineEnergy: Renewable Energy · Target year: 2020





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