Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union begins on January 1st 2013 and runs for the first half of the year. Leading energy journalist, Hughes Belin, met Pat Rabbitte, Irish Energy Minister, to discuss the Irish Presidency’s key priorities in the field of energy policy.
– Safety of Offshore Drilling
– Internal Energy Market
“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”.