Ireland To Ban New Petrol, Diesel Vehicles By 2030
mercredi 19 juin 2019, 05:30 , par Slashdot
Unveiling the plan on Monday, the Environment Minister Richard Bruton said Ireland was 'currently 85% dependent on fossil fuels.' Mr Bruton said the plan was a roadmap to achieving existing 2030 emissions targets and would put Ireland 'on a trajectory to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.' The hope is that by the time the petrol and diesel vehicle ban is introduced in 2030 there will be 950,000 electric vehicles on Irish roads. The government is set to invest in a 'nationwide' charging network to power the new vehicles. By 2025, at least one recharging point will be required at new non-residential buildings with more than 10 parking spaces. The government also said it would stop granting National Car Test (NCT) certificates to fossil fuel cars by 2045. 'The compulsory inspection program is carried out every year on vehicles that are more than 10 years old,' reports the BBC.
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