This annual conference aims to facilitate discussion on the role of energy research and policy in achieving Ireland’s long term clean energy goals.

Key Aims of the conference

2021 National Energy Research and Policy Conference

Theme: Decarbonising Transport

Thursday 25th November, 2021.

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2021 | Guest speakers

Learn more about some of our excellent guest speakers who contributed during the online 2021 National Energy Research and Policy Conference.

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  • 2030 Targets - Electric Vehicles

    Increase the number of electric vehicles to circa 1 million.

  • 2030 Targets - Sustainable Mobility

    Enable 500,000 daily sustainable travel journeys by 2030. The expansion of rail services and cycling and walking infrastructure

  • 2030 Targets - Technology

    New technology will play a key role in mobility; electric bikes, cargo bikes and e-scooters

  • 2030 Targets - Fuel

    Increase the use of biofuels in transport

  • 2030 Targets - Fleet Electrification

    Expand electrification of bus and rail fleets with 1,500 electric buses by 2030. Update the public transport and public fleets to low emission alternatives.

Did you know?

Ireland has recently committed in the Climate Action Plan 2021 to halving its carbon emissions by 2030. What is the road forward for transport?

Climate Action Plan 2021

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Decarbonisation of Ireland's Heat Sector

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Transformation of Ireland's Electricity Sector