Hughes Belin, leading Energy journalist for viEUws - the EU Policy Broadcaster, met Pat Rabbitte, Irish Energy Minister, to discuss the Irish Presidency’s key priorities in the field of energy policy. Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union begins on January 1st 2013 and runs for the first half of the year.

Topics include:

Safety of Offshore Drilling
Internal Energy Market
Renewables
Biofuels/ILUC

“I think we oughtn’t let the impetus that’s been behind the build-out of a significant renewable capacity – we shouldn’t let that slow”.

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