Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Questions (261)

Paul Kehoe

Question:

261. Deputy Paul Kehoe asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to reintroduce a scheme (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51972/19]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

The SEAI, funded by the government, supports LED lighting upgrades as an important energy saving measure for businesses through the Communities grant and the EXEED Scheme.

The SME LED Lighting Upgrade Scheme was a pilot scheme that ran from 2017-2019. The results from the pilot are now being evaluated and a multiple measure grant scheme aimed at the SME market, which may also support LED upgrades will be announced early in the new year.