Statement on the meeting between Charles Hendry and Irish Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte, Wednesday 20 June
21 Jun 2012 01:06 PM
Both Ministers discussed the development of renewable energy trading between the two countries and plans to enhance gas market planning procedures.
The Ministers agreed a process to develop a formal Memorandum of Understanding on renewable energy trading between the two countries with the aim of finalising it by the end of the year. Officials from both sides will examine a range of market, regulatory and technical issues necessary to underpin the development of cross-jurisdictional renewable trade.
The Ministers also agreed to further develop the Common Gas Emergency Planning Framework between the two countries.