967. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount that is paid per kilowatt per hour for solar power; if there is a tariff; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 45825/17 asked on 07 Nov 2017 - Renewable Energy Feed in Tariff Scheme)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): Current financial supports for renewable electricity projects in Ireland are provided via the Renewable Electricity Feed-In-Tariff (REFIT) schemes, which support renewable electricity generated and exported into the national grid. Renewable technologies supported under the REFIT schemes include Onshore Wind, Hydro, Biomass Landfill Gas, Biomass Combustion, Biomass CHP and Anaerobic Digestion CHP. At present, S...

739. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to supply a high speed broadband service to a location (details supplied) in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 10289/17 asked on 28 Feb 2017 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): I propose to take Questions Nos. 739 to 745, inclusive, together.
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed broadband services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and a State...

740. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to supply a high speed broadband service to a location (details supplied) in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 10290/17 asked on 28 Feb 2017 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): I propose to take Questions Nos. 739 to 745, inclusive, together.
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed broadband services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and a State...

741. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to supply a high speed broadband service to a location (details supplied) in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 10295/17 asked on 28 Feb 2017 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): I propose to take Questions Nos. 739 to 745, inclusive, together.
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed broadband services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and a State...

742. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to supply a high speed broadband service to a location (details supplied) in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 10303/17 asked on 28 Feb 2017 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): I propose to take Questions Nos. 739 to 745, inclusive, together.
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed broadband services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and a State...

743. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to supply a high speed broadband service to a location (details supplied) in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 10304/17 asked on 28 Feb 2017 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): I propose to take Questions Nos. 739 to 745, inclusive, together.
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed broadband services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and a State...

744. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to supply a high speed broadband service to a location (details supplied) in County Louth. (Question 10306/17 asked on 28 Feb 2017 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): I propose to take Questions Nos. 739 to 745, inclusive, together.
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed broadband services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and a State...

745. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to supply a high speed broadband service to a location (details supplied) in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 10309/17 asked on 28 Feb 2017 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): I propose to take Questions Nos. 739 to 745, inclusive, together.
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed broadband services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and a State...

1512. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when broadband will be provided to a location (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 1759/17 asked on 17 Jan 2017 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Deputy Denis Naughten: The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed broadband services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority. This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and a State intervention in those areas where commercial investment has not bee...

658. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to supply a high speed broadband service in an area (details supplied) in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 34532/16 asked on 15 Nov 2016 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): I propose to take Questions Nos. 658 to 661, inclusive, together.
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and through a State ...

659. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to supply a high speed broadband service to an area (details supplied) in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 34534/16 asked on 15 Nov 2016 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): I propose to take Questions Nos. 658 to 661, inclusive, together.
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and through a State ...

660. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to supply a high speed broadband service to an area (details supplied) in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 34536/16 asked on 15 Nov 2016 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): I propose to take Questions Nos. 658 to 661, inclusive, together.
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and through a State ...

661. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to supply a high speed broadband service to an area (details supplied) in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 34537/16 asked on 15 Nov 2016 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): I propose to take Questions Nos. 658 to 661, inclusive, together.
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to deliver high speed services to every city, town, village and individual premises in Ireland. The Programme for Government commits to the delivery of the NBP as a matter of priority.  This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and through a State ...

468. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if the provision of energy efficient windows is covered under the Sustainable Energy Authority grant; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 8514/16 asked on 26 Apr 2016 - Energy Schemes)

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (Deputy Alex White): The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) operates a number of schemes on behalf of my Department to support energy efficiency improvements to homes. The Better Energy Homes scheme makes a range of grants available to home-owners who wish to improve the energy efficiency of their home, the Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme offers free energy efficiency upgrades to those in energy poverty and the Better Energy...

823. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources when the rural broadband scheme will be available in north County Louth and in the Faughart and Hackballscross areas in particular; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 7015/16 asked on 14 Apr 2016 - Rural Broadband Scheme)

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (Deputy Alex White): The Government’s National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to ensure that every citizen and business, regardless of location, has access to a high quality, high speed broadband service. This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investments and a State led intervention in areas where commercial services will not be provided. The commercial telecommunications sector has invested over €2 billion in network upg...

521. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources his plans to upgrade the internet connection in areas (details supplied) in County Louth, as the service provided, to date, is causing this area major problems, and is affecting the local primary school; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 7012/15 asked on 17 Feb 2015 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (Deputy Alex White): The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to ensure that every citizen and business, regardless of location, has access to a high quality, high speed broadband service. This will be achieved through a combination of commercial investments and a State led intervention in areas where commercial services will not be provided.
The commercial telecommunications sector is currently investing approximately €2.5 billion in netwo...

522. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources his plans to upgrade the internet connection in an area (details supplied) in County Louth, as the service provided, to date, is causing this area major problem; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 7020/15 asked on 17 Feb 2015 - Broadband Service Provision)

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (Deputy Alex White): The National Broadband Plan (NBP) aims to ensure that every citizen and business, regardless of location, has access to a high quality, high speed broadband service. This will be achieved through a combination of commercial investments and a State led intervention in areas where commercial services will not be provided.
The commercial telecommunications sector is currently investing approximately €2.5 billion in netwo...