Renewable Energy Sector

An Expert's View about Renewable Energy in Ireland

Posted on: 28 Sep 2012

There are many facets to the energy sector in Ireland including, electricity, gas and renewable energies.

The Renewable Energy Sector In Ireland Energy is one of Ireland’s key industrial sectors and is vital for growing and developing the future economy of Ireland. Despite the current economic difficulties this remains a priority area for the Irish Government Market overview There are many facets to the energy sector in Ireland including, electricity, gas and renewable energies. Much of the focus is now on the development of renewable technologies especially in the areas of wind, wave and tidal technologies. Key opportunities There are key opportunities in the area of offshore wind technologies. There are opportunities right across the supply chain network, including in areas such as; training, health & safety, operation, maintenance, engineering and R&D services. Latest export opportunities in the Energy sector Latest export opportunities in the Renewable Energy sector Latest export opportunities in Ireland Getting into the market British companies wishing to enter and or develop their business in the Irish market are advised to undertake as much market research and planning as possible. There are few barriers to entry with the same language, similar legal and regulatory structures as well as numerous cultural and business links. UKTI’s team in Ireland, with its wide local knowledge and sector experience, can provide a range of services to British-based companies wishing to grow their business in the Irish market. This includes, but is not limited to: ξ Provision of market information; ξ Validated lists of agents/distributors and other contacts as required; ξ Key market players or potential customers in the Irish market; ξ Establishment of interest of contacts interested in working with you; ξ Arranging appointments; and ξ Organising seminars or other events for you to meet contacts and promote your company in the Irish market More about doing business in Ireland Contacts Market intelligence is critical when doing business overseas, and UKTI can provide bespoke market research and support during overseas visits though our chargeable Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS). To commission research or for general advice about the market, get in touch with our specialists in country - or contact your local international trade team. Andrew Evans British Embassy 29 Merrion Road Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 Tel: +353 (1) 205 3753 Email: Andrew.evans3@fco.gov.uk Web: www.britishembassyinireland.fco.gov.uk Web: www.ukti.gov.uk Contact your local international trade team UKTI Events UKTI runs a range of events for exporters, including seminars in the UK, trade missions to overseas markets and support for attendance at overseas trade shows. Latest events in the Energy sector Latest events in the Renewable Energy sector Major Events 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) 17th -19th October 2012 Convention Centre Dublin http://www.icoe2012dublin.com/ICOE_2012/ Offshore Renewable Energy Conference 3rd September 2012 Ballina Co Mayo http://www.energyireland.ie/events/offshore2012/ Useful links More about OMIS and other UKTI services for exporters
Posted: 28 September 2012

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