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Energy efficiency opportunities for transport in Ireland

University College Dublin. Transport Policy Research Institute.

Energy efficiency opportunities for transport in Ireland

report to Irish Energy Centre

by University College Dublin. Transport Policy Research Institute.

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Published by Transport Policy Research Institute, UCD in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation -- Ireland.,
  • Transportation -- Ireland -- Energy conservation.,
  • Transportation -- Ireland -- Energy consumption.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby the Transport Policy Research Institute, University College Dublin.
    ContributionsIrish Energy Centre.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88,[xxxii] leaves :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19591073M

    The growth in energy used in transport is concentrated within developing Asia, which accounts for 80% of the net increase, as rising prosperity increases demand for both the quantity and quality of transport services. The increase in energy consumed across different modes of transport is affected by the pace of efficiency improvements. Liquid biofuels needed for transportation would be equivalent to less than one-sixth today’s total U.S. oil consumption. To shrink U.S. energy use while GDP grows % is not a fantasy; in nine of the 36 years through , the U.S. economy actually did raise energy .

    Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats in Energy Research All countries are facing the increasing challenges of climate change, depletion of fossil fuel resources and growth of global energy use. Europe competes with USA, Japan and other industrialised countries for fi nding the new energy technologies which their market. Energy Efficiency in Local Government Operations Energy Efficiency in K–12 Schools Energy Efficiency in Affordable Housing Energy-Efficient Product Procurement Combined Heat and Power Energy Efficiency in Water and Wastewater Facilities TRANSPORTATION Transportation Control Measures COMMUNITY PLANNING AND DESIGN Smart Growth.

    Strategic Transport Infrastructure Needs to looks in particular at whether gateway ports, hubs, and their inland transport connections are up to the demanding tasks ahead. Case studies explore the opportunities and challenges and help identify the pertinent key issues. Much of this infrastructure will. Energy Ireland Ireland's decade of decarbonisation. is a pivotal moment in the transition of the global energy sector to a low carbon future. With climate change taking on a renewed urgency in the public consciousness, the decarbonisation of the energy sector will only accelerate in the coming years.


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