Category Archives: Energy

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...

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...