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We hosted an online event on Tuesday 3 November looking at the European Green Deal in the context of the global energy outlook.

The Green Deal, which was announced last December, will work towards a carbon-neutral continent by 2050. This ‘first of its kind’ package includes key policies aimed at ambitiously cutting emissions, investing in cutting-edge research and innovation and preserving Europe’s natural environment. Our panel of expert speakers discussed what this means for Ireland as we move towards the end of a very turbulent year for the country and the economy. We were also joined by the International Energy Agency who shared details of their recent World Energy Outlook 2020 report.

Welcome & Introduction – Eoin Cassidy, Energy Partner, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP -
World Energy Outlook 2020 – Kieran McNamara, Senior Analyst, International Energy Agency and Peter McLay, Energy Partner, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP -
Panel Discussion – European Green Deal

Panellists included:
Ciarán Cuffe, Green Party MEP
William Walsh, CEO, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
Thomas Briggs, Loan Officer, European Investment Bank
This panel discussion was moderated by Vanessa Byrne, Real Estate Partner, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP -

To view the webinar, please click the video below. If you have any queries, please email

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