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Powering community empowerment

Rebecca Lawson, Principal Change Designer at Forum for the Future offers some insights into how communities can be empowered to own, generate and save energy together. The path to decarbonisation represents new...

Integrating renewable for energy security

How can we provide energy security at constant efficiency and reduced cost through greater integration of renewable energy in our energy matrix? The challenge faced by Europe, and Ireland especially, is how...

Energy: challenges, policies and priorities

MLAs of most of Northern Ireland’s main political parties participated in a panel discussion on the challenges around energy policy at this year’s Northern Ireland Energy Forum. Provide a brief outline of...

Energy saving: How can we help?

The Energy Saving Trust is the UK’s leading impartial organisation whose goal is to help in the reduction of carbon emissions and help save energy. We offer support and advice to encourage...

Energy transitions: Lessons from Europe and the US

  Graham Weale, Honorary Professor of Energy Economics at Ruhr University, Germany, analyses the lessons in energy transition taking place across Europe and the USA. Decarbonisation: making the leap According to Weale,...

Brexit and Ireland’s all-island energy market

Ireland’s Single Electricity Market (SEM) and the financial, infrastructural and governance institutions and mechanisms that underpin it are at a time of significant uncertainty, writes Thomas Muinzer, lecturer in Environmental and Public...

The geopolitics of renewable energy

  Walt Patterson, Associate Fellow at Chatham House, founder-member of the International Energy Advisory Council and critically-acclaimed author of Electricity vs. Fire: The Fight for the Future discusses the seismic change in...

Northern Ireland Energy Forum 2018

Northern Ireland Energy Forum 2018 The annual Northern Ireland Energy Forum recently took place at Titanic Belfast. Supported by Pinsent Masons and NIE Networks, delegates in attendance heard from a number of...

Danske Bank leading in corporate responsibility

How seriously does Danske Bank really take corporate responsibility (CR)? We play a fundamental role in society by running a sound, responsible bank, helping to drive Northern Ireland’s economic growth by lending...