Irish Renewable Energy Summit 2023

Accelerating renewable energy for a secure and low carbon future
Croke Park, Dublin ● Thursday 9th February 2023








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Irish Renewable Energy Summit 2023 Accelerating renewable energy development

Renewable energy is central to the Government’s climate action ambitions. The current Programme for Government has set out specific targets and actions and renewable energy is also central to the Climate Action Plan 2021. Ireland’s renewable energy ambition includes the following actions by 2030:

✓ 80% electricity from renewable sources
✓ Develop at least 500MW of renewables through local community-based projects
✓ Bring onstream 8GW onshore and 5GW of offshore wind energy
✓ Deliver 1.5-2.5GW solar PV
✓ Install 600,000 heat pumps in residential buildings
✓ Deploy zero-carbon heating in 50,000 commercial buildings
✓ Increase the fleet of EVs and LEVs on the road to 945,000
✓ Raise the blend of biofuels to B20 in diesel and E10 in petrol

“Ireland remains heavily reliant on fossil fuel. We must radically reduce this dependence and make the transition to cleaner, indigenous renewable energy. Increased renewable energy will insulate Ireland from the volatility of international gas and carbon prices, which are near an all-time high.”
Minister Eamon Ryan, TD

Securing Ireland’s energy future

In addition to achieving the ambition set out in CAP21, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has moved the issue of energy security up the agenda. In order to decarbonise the energy system and enhance its security there will be the need to develop a range of renewables and supporting technologies including offshore wind, solar, bioenergy, green hydrogen, interconnectors and storage. It will also entail using renewable sources across electricity, heat and transport and this will be reflected in the summit programme. The 2023 Summit will also look at supply chain development for the sector.

The Renewable Energy Summit will provide a valuable opportunity to bring together the key stakeholders from across the energy sector, and those who interact with the energy sector to discuss how the contribution from renewable energy can be maximised and implemented most effectively. The objective is to create a genuine in-depth understanding of the alternative paths open to Ireland in increasing the contribution from renewable energy.

Conference themes Themes

  1. Future electricity grid to facilitate 80% renewables
  2. Developing biomethane for sustainable heat
  3. Ireland’s future hydrogen economy
  4. Developing Ireland’s offshore wind resources
  5. Electrification of transport
  6. Energy markets; fit for purpose in 100% renewable world?
  7. Future energy: harnessing ocean energy

Sponsorship & Exhibition

There are a limited number of opportunities to become involved with this conference as a sponsor or exhibitor. This is an excellent way for organisations to showcase their expertise and raise their profile with a key audience of senior decision makers from across Ireland’s renewable energy sector. For further information on how your organisation can benefit, contact Sam Tobin on +353 (0)1 661 3755 or email

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