€3 Billion to be Invested in Water and Housing in 2012-2016

Reflecting the extremely difficult position in the public finances the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government will have a significant reduction in the finances available to it for capital spending over the next five years. In 2012, capital resources will be down to €861 million from €1.058 billion in 2011. Further reductions will … Read more

Funding of €9m to 43 Companies Under the Energy Efficiency Fund

Government funding of €9 million has been granted to 43 organisations involving capital investment projects of approximately €25 million, under the national Energy Efficiency Fund (EEF) for public and private sector businesses. The projects, 20 of which are public sector, and 23 private and voluntary sectors, will be completed by the end of 2010, and … Read more

Government's Investment Priorities Highlight Environmental Sustainability and Energy Efficiency

The promotion of environmental sustainability and energy efficiency will be a key focus of the Government’s Infrastructure Investment Priorities for 2010-2016, which will entail investment totaling Eur40 billion, up to 4% of Gross National Product, over a seven years period. The current economic climate has forced the Government to complete a comprehensive review of its … Read more