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Red tape has Ireland’s renewable energy potential in chains – MEP Kelly

Published: Fri, 28 October 2022

Ireland needs to drastically increase its production of renewable energy but red tape, such as planning permission and licencing, is still holding back that ambition and tying it up in chains, Seán Kelly MEP has warned. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after attending the launch of Renewable Energy Ireland’s new strategy this week. The […]

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Incentivise industry to reduce negative carbon – Kelly’s proposals receive overwhelming support

Published: Wed, 26 October 2022

Seán Kelly MEP and lead negotiator for the European Parliament’s Industry and Energy Committee on Sustainable Carbon Cycles has welcomed today’s overwhelming vote in favour of his opinion. 43 MEPs voted in favour, 11 against, with 5 abstentions, of his review of proposals to reduce negative carbon emissions, which form part of the EU’s plan […]

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Kelly calls for more investment in Ireland’s solar potential

Published: Wed, 12 October 2022

Ireland’s potential for solar generation could save households hundreds of euros and provide new revenue streams for farmers, according to Seán Kelly MEP. “In Ireland, one million homes have the roof space and orientation suitable for the installation of up to ten solar panels. This translates into 8 percent of Ireland’s renewable energy target and […]

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European Parliament Trade mission to Belfast next month – MEP Kelly

Published: Wed, 07 September 2022

Seán Kelly MEP and First Vice-Chair of EU-UK Parliamentary Assembly will lead the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee on a fact-finding mission to Belfast on 13-14 October. This visit by MEPs will include a range of meetings with MLAs, business representatives and civil society. Announcing the mission, the Ireland South MEP said that “we need […]

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MEP Kelly – Dingle leads by example in climate transition

Published: Fri, 26 August 2022

MEP for Ireland South Seán Kelly visited Dingle to see the progress made in the Corca Dhuibhne/Dingle Peninsula 2030 initiative. The Dingle Hub supports community projects in the transition to a low carbon society and digital infrastructure. The initiative works closely with the local community, state agencies, public bodies and higher education institutes to identify, […]

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