Category Archives: Energy

Regulation for future investment

Northern Ireland utility regulator Jenny Pyper looks at the role of the regulator in supporting future energy infrastructure investment. The lack of a clear, strategic guidance from a working Executive at Stormont...

Upwards and onwards

As Northern Ireland’s only Queen’s Counsel with an exclusive specialism in planning and related environmental law issues, William Orbinson QC has amassed years of experience in renewable energy planning, advising wind energy...

Brexit: Time to make hard choices

Philip Lowe, former Director General of Energy at the European Commission in a report published by the Centre for European Reform says that it is “time to make hard choices”. “The UK...

The power of nature revealed by AES

Northern Ireland’s largest electricity generator, AES UK & Ireland, is celebrating a summer of success for its award-winning biodiversity programme, with a new secondary school environmental leadership curriculum rolling out across schools...

The future of renewable heat

Richard Halleron looks at the prospects for renewable heat in Northern Ireland in the wake of the ill-fated RHI scheme. It’s impossible to overlook the impact of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)...