Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Questions (30)

Thomas Pringle

Question:

30. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources his plans for biomass home heating. [35067/13]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

My Department, along with a number of other Government departments including the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government as well as the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is currently finalising a Bioenergy Strategy, which will be published in the autumn. This will set out in detail the actions required to optimise the bioenergy sector’s contribution to the 2020 renewable energy targets.