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
There are many facets to the energy sector in Ireland including, electricity, gas and renewable
Much of the focus is now on the development of renewable technologies especially in the areas
of wind, wave and tidal technologies.
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
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
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.
29 Merrion Road
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Tel: +353 (1) 205 3753
Contact your local international trade team
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
4th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE)
17th -19th October 2012
Offshore Renewable Energy Conference
3rd September 2012
More about OMIS and other UKTI services for exporters