Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2165)

Pearse Doherty


2165. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the breakdown of resources allocated in the National Development Plan 2018-2027 and in departmental budgets under headings (details supplied); the areas to which funding has been allocated, for example, in a departmental vote or in the transition to a low carbon and climate resilient society fund, in tabular form. [31591/19]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

The National Development Plan (NDP) 2018-2027 provides Exchequer funding of €7.6 billion, €0.5 billion under the Climate Action Fund, together with investment of €13.7 billion by commercial energy State bodies under National Strategic Outcome 8 - Transition to a Low-Carbon and Climate-Resilient Society. A copy of the Plan is available at the following link: https://www.gov.ie/en/collection/580a9d-project-2040-documents/.

Summary details of Exchequer funding levels under the Plan for my Department in respect of the capital investments referred to in the Question are set out in the Table.

Exchequer Resources

€ billion

Energy Efficiency - Housing Retrofit


Energy Efficiency - Public Buildings


Boiler Replacement


Support Scheme for Renewable Heat


Electric Vehicles


Capital provisions in my Department's 2019 Vote for the related investments are outlined in the Table below, while allocations for 2020 and subsequent years of the NDP will be settled in the context of the annual Estimates process.

2019 Provisions

€ million

Energy Efficiency - Residential and Community


Energy Efficiency - Commercial & Public


Deep Retrofit Pilot


Electric Vehicles


Climate Action Fund