Ireland needs radical change in energy policy

July 2009
Engineers Journal;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p277
Academic Journal
The article emphasizes the need for radical change in energy policies in Ireland based on a report published by the Irish Academy of Engineering. The report recommends to moderate energy prices noting that the actual growth rate of demand for energy might be as low as 10% in the period of economic crisis. Other recommendations include re-examining policies related to penetration of renewable energy sources, implementation of a techno-economic analysis and supporting mainstream technology choices.


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