Monaghan County Council (Ireland) launched A Feasibility Study on the Adoption of Alternative Fuel Vehicles for Local Authorities in partnership with Ards and North Down Borough Council, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, Louth County Council, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Belfast Met and East Border Region through our consultant Fehily Timoney have launched. The launch was attended by staff from each of the partners and Monaghan County Council (Ireland) Councillors. The study was funded by the Shared Island Unit through the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.
The findings of the Feasibility Study were presented.
The seven stages of the study:
- Baseline evaluation
- Contextual Analysis
- Stakeholder and Industry Engagement
- Case Study Analysis
- Alternative Fuel Option Analysis
- Development of a Strategic Roadmap
- Completion of the Feasibility Study Report.
The targets for Republic of Ireland under CAP23 requires a reduction in GHG emissions of 51% by 2030 and to achieve Net Zero GHG emissions by 2050.
The targets for Northern Ireland under Climate Change Act (Northern Ireland) 2022 (Act) requires a reduction in GHG emissions of 48% by 2030 and to achieve Net Zero GHG emissions by 2050.