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Kelly celebrates passing of EU law to “make it easier for people to renovate their homes”

Published: Tue, 12 March 2024

European Parliament demonstrated a its commitment to addressing climate change by voting on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The law, which received an overwhelming majority of 370 votes in favor, 199 against, and 46 abstentions, is a significant step towards decarbonising buildings across the European Union, reducing the EU’s emissions, and achieving climate […]

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Kelly commends GAA club who have invested in energy upgrades

Published: Fri, 08 March 2024

Sean Kelly, MEP for Ireland South and Lead Negotiator for the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) for the European Parliament’s biggest political group, commends the Government’s progress in home energy upgrades and the Solar PV Scheme. However, he calls for intensified efforts to fully harness the benefits and accelerate the transition towards a sustainable […]

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On-farm solar generation has huge potential for Europe – Kelly

Published: Tue, 05 March 2024

Sean Kelly MEP (Ireland South) has told the Solar Power Summit in Brussels that Agrisolar technologies will become the norm given that “there is still huge potential for solar generation in farms across Europe”. In a speech to the high-level event, Kelly stressed the urgent need to address challenges faced by farmers in the current […]

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Kelly – Ireland must invest in its neutrality

Published: Thu, 29 February 2024

Speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Sean Kelly, MEP for Ireland South, highlighted the need for Ireland to invest in its neutrality and enhance its defense capabilities. Kelly emphasized the significance of maritime security in Ireland’s strategic interests, given its expansive marine territory hosting energy pipelines and subsea cables. Kelly stated, “Ireland’s neutrality is […]

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Fine Gael MEPs to support Nature Restoration Law

Published: Tue, 27 February 2024

The five Fine Gael MEPs have confirmed that they will vote in favour of the EU’s proposed Nature Restoration Law during plenary votes at the European Parliament, Strasbourg today (Tuesday). The new law sets EU plans to restore at least 20% of the EU’s land and sea areas by 2030 and all ecosystems by 2050. […]

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