The Potential of Biomethane as a Transport Fuel in Ireland

D. Kenneally, N.M. Power & J.D. Murphy
The Renewables Directive 2009/28/EC sets a target of 20% of the energy across Europe to be renewable by 2020. This includes 10% of the energy utilised in the transport sector [1]. From an Irish perspective renewable energy supplies need to account for 16% of the energy sector and 10% of energy in transport sector by 2020 [2]. Ireland however, has set its own targets. It is believed that 3% of the energy utilised in the...