Article 4 of Directive 2009/28/EC on renewable energy requires each Member State to adopt a national renewable energy action plan (NREAP). All Member States must submit this plan to the European Commission.
Ireland's NREAP sets out our national targets for the share of energy from renewable sources to be consumed in transport, electricity and heating and cooling in 2020. The plan demonstrates how the Member State will meet its overall national target established under the Directive.
View more information on The National Renewable Energy Action Plan (PDF 1MB). Ireland submitted this document to the European Commission in July 2010.
The links to all EU Member States' NREAPs are available on the Europa website.
All Member States must submit a report on progress to the European Commission every two years. They must submit the final report by 31 December 2021.
To date Ireland has submitted four reports: