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Trade, Energy, and Carbon Dioxide: An Analysis for the Two Economies of Ireland

Hyland, M., Jennings, A. and Richards, S.J. Greenhouse gas emmissions ESRI Working Paper 420 In this paper we use a subsystem input-output decomposition analysis to examine the drivers of greenhouse gas emissions in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern ...

Electrical Appliance Ownership and Usage in Ireland

Leahy, E., Lyons, S. and Walsh, S. Electrical Appliance, Households ESRI Working Paper 421 Past research into the determinants of appliance ownership has identified associations with socioeconomic characteristics of households. Few studies have examined t ...

Trends in Air Pollution in Ireland: A Decomposition Analysis

Tol, R. S. J. Pollutant emmissions to air ESRI Working Paper 422 Trends in the emissions to air of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds, and ammonia in Ireland are analysed with a logarithmic mean Divisia index dec ...

The ESRI Energy Model

di Cosmo, V. and Hyland, M. Demand for energy in Ireland ESRI Working Paper 424 In Ireland, the energy sector has undergone significant change in the last forty years. In this period, there has been a significant increase in the demand for energy. This in ...

Socioeconomic Distribution of Emissions and Resource Use in Ireland

Lyons, S., Pentecost, A. and Tol, R.S.J. Distributional differences in emissions by household type ESRI Working Paper 426 This paper uses the ESRI’s ISus model to explore the distributional differences in emissions by household type. Most greenhouse gas a ...

Should Coal Replace Coal? Options for the Irish Electricity Market

Diffney, S., Malaguzzi, V.L. and Walsh D. Coal plant comparisons ESRI Working Paper 428 The Moneypoint coal plant is nearing the end of its useful life and will need to be replaced. For Moneypoint’s replacement, we consider different types of baseload tec ...

The Potential for Segmentation of the Retail Market for Electricity in Ireland

Hyland, M., Leahy, E. and Tol, R.S.J. Earnings from the supply of electricity to households in Ireland ESRI Working Paper 433  Abstract We estimate the gross margin that is earned from the supply of electricity to households in Ireland. Using half hourly ...

Consultation on Policy Proposals for an Offshore Renewable Energy Bill

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI) Sustainable energy The Northern Ireland Executive’s strategic aim is for a more sustainable energy system in which energy is used as efficiently as possible; where much more of our energy is from renew ...

Proposed Terms Of Reference For EPA/DCENR/NIEA Research Programme On Environmental Impacts Of Unconventional Gas Exploration & Extraction (UGEE)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fracking Unconventional Gas Exploration and Extraction is an emerging issue in Ireland, in particular with regard to the use of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) technology.  Recognising the need for detailed scientif ...

Census 2011: Key Statistics at Northern Ireland and LGD Level

Russell, D., Northern Ireland Assembly Census statistics This paper presents a selection of key statistics from Census 2011 at the Northern Ireland and local government district (LGD) level. The paper covers twelve categories, including demography, religi ...

Family and Fuel Poverty

Guertler, P. and Royston, S., Energy Bill Revolution Vulnerable group, Fuel poverty It is now widely recognised that fuel poverty has severe effects on some of the most vulnerable people in society. However, while attention has focussed on older people in ...

Northern Ireland Universal Credit Information

Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland The potential impact of Welfare Reform on local people The Department for Social Development has published the first in a series of reports which show the potential impact of Welfare Reform on local peop ...

Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

Department of Energy & Climate Change Renewable heat, Energy The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) was introduced primarily to help meet the UK’s target of 15% of our energy, and 12% of heat, coming from renewable sources (also referred to as ‘renewables ...

Energy, Transport and Environment Indicators

eurostat Environment and energy The 2012 edition presents facts and figures from the Energy, Transport and Environment sectors, all in a single volume. With a view of the growing global political importance of issues such as climate change and energy secu ...

An overview of 40 years of data (General Lifestyle Survey Overview- a report on the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Household, Population, Employment, Income, Education The 2011 General Lifestyle Survey Overview report marks 40 years of results from a continuous household survey. The survey started in 1971 as the General Household S ...

A Survey of the Benefit System in Ireland

Redmond, P. Social payments This document surveys the benefit system in Ireland, providing detail on how much is spent on social payments as well as a breakdown of spending for individual programmes. Social payments, as a percentage of overall government ...

Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention Safety, Winter, Hazards, Climate Although winter comes as no surprise, many of us are not ready for its arrival. If you are prepared for the hazards of winter, you will be more likely to stay safe and healthy whe ...

Liverpool Healthy Homes programme

Liverpool City Council Health inequalities, Poor quality housing, Access to health related services Programme Objective:- Innovative partnership between Liverpool PCT and City Council 2009- 2013 £6m- Identify 25,000 properties targeting need- Assess the h ...

Energy Use in New Zealand Households: Report on the Year 10 Analysis for the Household Energy End-use Project (HEEP)

Isaacs, N. et al Energy use in homes The goal of HEEP is to understand how, where, when and why energy is used in New Zealand homes. This knowledge is being used to develop a model of the residential energy sector to help improve energy efficiency, reduce ...

Smart Metering Information Paper 5

Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) Meter reading Results of Gas cost-benefit analysis, gas customer behaviour trial and dual fuel technology trial. Fuel Poverty Fuel Poverty http://www.cer.ie/GetAttachment.aspx?id=f78e02f0-68b6-4c7d-86c2-d098d8c5b81d ...