Advanced search
Show most relevant results first | Most recent results are first | Show use by person

Search only Denis Naughten Search all speeches

Results 1-20 of 12,376 for speaker:Denis Naughten

Questions on Proposed Legislation (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: There is ongoing work on that issue in the Department. The mitigation and adaptation plans are being actively worked on. I am not sure of the timelines but I will correspond with the Deputy later on today.

Leaders' Questions (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: The 2030 targets are based on detailed evidence that was submitted. A lot of work was done by UCC on it. The difficulty arose in relation to the 2020 targets. It has been openly admitted by the Commission, with which the Government at the time negotiated, that the evidence was not as forthcoming for our 2020 targets as was the case for the 2030 targets. The baselines and projections used...

Questions on Proposed Legislation (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: I will always respond to questions from Deputy McDonald.

Questions on Proposed Legislation (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: We are all champing at the bit to reply.

Leaders' Questions (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: I thank Deputy Eamon Ryan for the points he has raised. As he is aware, this issue was debated in the House last night and for its 2030 targets, the Government seeks targets that are achievable and cost-effective. I believe that when we have the full detail-----

Seanad: Energy Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: The amendment in group 1 is a technical amendment which provides that section 7 of the Bill on the single electricity market be commenced on the enactment of the Bill.

Seanad: Energy Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: No, I am quite happy to go through the groups of amendments one by one or take them together, whatever way the House wants to do it. I thank Senator Leyden for his comments.

Seanad: Energy Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: The amendment to section 9 of the Electricity Regulation Act 1999 was proposed by Deputy Ryan. It deals with issues and concerns about the promotion of demand side participation, flexibility and community participation in the energy markets to provide a mechanism for consumers to participate actively in the market through the production, sale and possible storage of electricity and to allow...

Seanad: Energy Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: These amendments provide some minor textual amendments to the Bill.

Seanad: Energy Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: This provision provides for a number of minor technical amendments to section 24 of the Electricity Regulation Act 1999.

Seanad: Energy Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: This is a technical amendment.

Seanad: Energy Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: This amendment was put forward on foot of a proposal by Deputy Bríd Smith in the Dáil on having appropriate representation from the environmental sector on the board of SEAI. We agree with the principle of Deputy Smith's amendment and have committed to ensuring that on the new board, on which there are three vacancies at present, one person will come from this background.

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: Departmental Staff Sick Leave (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: The information requested by the Deputy is outlined in the following table: Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Lost Time Rate - Uncertified 0.46% 0.32% 0.26% 0.23% 0.25% Lost Time Rate  - Certified 3.55% 3.85% 3.18% 2.38% 2.44% Notes: The lost time rate shows the percentage of working time lost due to sick leave per year.

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: Mobile Telephony Services (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: The provision of mobile telephony services is undertaken by telecommunications service providers operating in a fully liberalised market under licences provided by the Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg). It is subject to a requirement to secure access to the required radio spectrum by way of licence. The management of the radio spectrum is a statutory function of ComReg under...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: Better Energy Homes Scheme (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: The Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme is administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) on behalf of my Department. The scheme delivers a range of energy efficiency measures at no cost to low income households vulnerable to energy poverty, who meet the defined eligibility criteria. Typical measures available under the scheme include attic and cavity wall...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: Broadband Service Provision (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for a Partnership Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through private investment by commercial telecommunications companies and through a State intervention in areas...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: Renewable Energy Incentives (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: The White Paper on Energy Policy includes a commitment to introduce a Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) designed to encourage the development of Ireland’s abundant, diverse and indigenous renewable energy resource, including bioenergy. The Programme for Government commits to facilitating the development of bioenergy projects in Ireland and the development of the RHI....

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: Renewable Energy Incentives (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: The White Paper on Energy Policy includes a commitment to introduce a new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) designed to encourage the development of Ireland’s abundant, diverse and indigenous renewable energy resources, including solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. The Programme for Government also commits to facilitating the development of solar energy...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: Broadband Service Provision (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for a Partnership Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through private investment by commercial telecommunications companies and through a State intervention in areas...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: Broadband Service Provision (21 Jul 2016)

Denis Naughten: The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for a Partnership Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through private investment by commercial telecommunications companies and through a State intervention in areas...

   Advanced search
Show most relevant results first | Most recent results are first | Show use by person

Search only Denis Naughten Search all speeches