Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2005
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Market-based instruments>Green certificates
Policy Target:
Agency:Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment
Description:Ireland has transposed EU Directive 2004/101/EC linking the Kyoto Protocols project-based mechanisms to the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. As such, Irish participants in the EU ETS can fulfill their emissions reductions requirements with project-based credits representing reductions in emissions of the six gases covered by the Kyoto Protocol. The Irish National Allocation plan for 2008-2012 will specifcy the quantity of credits that may be used by installations in the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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