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EirGrid

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is EirGrid doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

EirGrid has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that EirGrid’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a need for improvement in reducing emissions. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to enhance its sustainability and decrease its carbon footprint.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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EirGrid is a company in the retail sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

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Very high

The company is situated in Ireland, where the carbon intensity is rated as very low, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable rating suggests that the company’s operations are likely to have a lower carbon footprint, contributing positively to its sustainability efforts.
14.38%

...this company is doing 14.38% worse in emissions than the industry average.

EirGrid, founded in 2006 and headquartered in Dublin, operates within the energy sector as a state-owned entity in Ireland. The company is responsible for managing and developing the national high voltage electricity grid, ensuring the flow of power and planning for the grid’s future. EirGrid’s services include moving wholesale power across the country and supplying the distribution network that powers all electricity customers in Ireland.

Good news, EirGrid has embraced SBTi climate action commitments

EirGrid has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy, demonstrating the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability.

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