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Energy Law [Hardback] | Add to Basket
Author : Raphael Heffron
Publisher: Round Hall
Publication Date: 16/12/2015
ISBN: 9780414050792
Jurisdiction: Ireland

The main aim of this book is the provision of a text on energy law and policy specifically on Ireland. It will be the first reference text on energy law in Ireland. It provides an extensive overview of the key issues in energy law in Ireland from the influence of EU legislation to competition in the electricity markets. It will also detail the role of the Irish Energy Regulator and focus on the specific law that applies to each of the energy sources (such as wind, gas and oil) that are used in Ireland. This book will add to the growing comparative literature on energy law that focuses specifically on individual countries.

Key features
* An easy-to-understand reference that provides you with invaluable analysis and interpretation on energy law in Ireland
* Includes analysis of the effects the Three EU Energy Packages
* Examines and details Irish Energy Legislation for different energy sources
* Covers legislation into competition, subsidies, safety and liability in the Irish Energy Sector
* Highlights the role of the Irish Energy Regulator


Part 1 Introduction: Energy Law and Energy in Ireland

Chapter 1: Introduction: What is Energy Law?
Chapter 2: History of Energy Law
Chapter 3: Influences on Energy Law
Chapter 4: The Irish Energy Sector

Part 2: European Union Energy Law

Chapter 5: The EU Energy Sector and the Single Electricity Market in Ireland
Chapter 6: EU Energy Regulation and the National Energy Regulator
Chapter 7: Competition Policy, the EU and the Energy Union

Part 3: Energy Infrastructure and Environmental Impact Assessments

Chapter 8: Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessments
Chapter 9: The Environmental Impact Assessments Process
Chapter 10: The Future of Environmental Impact Assessments

Part 4: Future Issues in Energy Law and Conclusions

Chapter 11: Energy Justice
Chapter 12: The Future Development of Irish Energy Law
Chapter 13: Conclusion: The Next Steps


Dr. Raphael J. Heffron is a Jean Monnet Professor in Energy & Natural Resources Law & Policy at the Energy & Natural Resources Law Institute, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London.

His recent 2016 Papers & Books include: The Evolution of Energy Law and Energy Jurisprudence: Insights for Energy Analysts and Researchers, The development of energy law in the 21st century: a paradigm shift?, Energy decisions reframed as justice and ethical concerns, Delivering Energy Law and Policy in the EU and US: A Reader, Energy Justice: A conceptual review, Global Nuclear Liability Regime Post Fukushima Daiichi and Energy Justice in the Arctic

His affiliations include: Co-Chair, UK Energy Law and Policy Association, Associate Researcher, Energy Policy Research Group, University of Cambridge, Associate Research Fellow, Centre for Integrated Energy Research, University of Leeds,Policy Fellow, Policy Fellows Network, Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge, UK.

Subject Groups
Energy Law
Environmental Law
European & EU Law
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