RESOLFUI: Assessment of residential solid fuel use in Ireland and the promotion of a transition away from solid fuels

Environmental Protection Agency

Jan 2019 – Jan 2021 | UCC Budget: €250,000

Principal Investigator: Dr John Eakins | Co-investigators: Dr Bernadette Power, Dr Celine McInerneyDr Niall Dunphy

The project aims to develop both a quantitative and qualitiative understanding of the solid fuel residential heating market in Ireland. This is being achieved through a mixed-methods approach incorporating for example, the use of econmetric analysis, surveys, interviews, focus groups, etc. Based on this developed knowledge, the project will exam alternatives to the use of solid fuels and the policy instruments that could be used to promote transition away from such fuels.


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Funded by the Environmental Protection Agency

Cleaner Production Promotion Unit

G1 Civil Engineering Building, School of Engineering, University College Cork, College Road, Cork T12 K8AF, Ireland.