Projected increases in Isle of Man energy demand

On Island, there are three key drivers to increases in future electrical energy demand.  Projected population increases Transport moving to electric vehicles Home heating moving away from oil Isle of Man Government’s moderate population projection shows a 7.9% increase by 2036. Source. The Isle of…READ MORE

Energy issues the Island will face

The transition to net zero carbon will not be straight-forward and there are a number of well documented challenges that cannot be ignored. The Island will have to navigate these challenges as it moves towards 2050: Projected Increase in electrical energy demand Isle of Man’s…READ MORE

The Island’s commitment to zero carbon

It is the Isle of Man Government’s Policy to be Zero Carbon by 2050. In May 2013, an objective of an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 based on 1990 levels was approved. In May 2015, it was recognised that to achieve this…READ MORE

The global position on natural gas as a transition fuel

Natural Gas is seen as an important and critical transition fuel by countries and independent organisations alike.  In the ‘Energy Transition Outlook 2019’ report from DNV GL, a world-leading provider of quality assurance and risk management services, they state “Natural gas – holds a major…READ MORE

Ireland to continue search for natural gas

Ireland has recently stated that it will be reliant on natural gas as a key transition fuel as it journeys towards carbon neutrality. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, was clear that oil exploration will be phased out as it is incompatible with a low carbon future however…READ MORE