Country:Ireland
Year:2002
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Policy Support>Institutional creation
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources
Policy Sector:Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:Sustainable Energy Ireland
URL:http://www.sei.ie
Legal References:Sustainable Energy Act, 2002
Funding:Eur 89m
Description:

The Sustainable Energy Act established a new government body: Sustainable Energy Ireland (SEI) (formerly the Irish Energy Centre). SEIs functions are to: - Promote and assist environmentally and economically sustainable production, supply and use of energy. - Promote and assist energy efficiency and renewable sources of energy. - Promote and assist the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and transboundary air pollutants associated with the production, supply and use of energy. - Promote and assist the minimising of the impact on the environment of the production, supply and use of energy. - Promote and assist research, development and demonstration of new energy technologies. - Provide advice, information and guidance to government officials and to energy suppliers and users.

This record supersedes:New role for the Irish Energy Centre

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