26 Nov '12, 2pm

Irish government launches new green energy policy document

The government is promising to create at least 10,000 green jobs over the next three years which the government believes can be found in at least six sub-sectors of the green economy if key challenges are addressed. In addition the government will set up a Consultative Committee on the Green Economy, chaired by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation . The aim of the committee will be to identify emerging opportunities for Ireland in the emerging green economy and the committee will include representatives from the business community alongside other stakeholders and government departments. An Action Plan for Jobs will be published in 2013. “It is estimated that well over 10,000 extra jobs could be created, and we are determined to realise this potential” said Irish Jobs Minister Richard Bruton. This may very well mean building more wind farms alongside growth in o...

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