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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...

Brexit: Where are we now?

As the Brexit negotiations reach a critical phase, Owen McQuade reflects on the current state of the negotiations in which the border has proved to be the final stumbling block for a...

Barnett for agriculture?

The release of ‘no deal’ contingency plans by the UK Government has once again raised concerns that the Barnett formula could be utilised in dispensing future agricultural support arrangements, a move that...

Brexit, borders and criminal justice

Katy Hayward of Queen’s University Belfast offers her reflections on Brexit, borders and their potential impacts on criminal justice co-operation in Ireland. Opening her presentation, Hayward suggests that many questions remain unresolved...