Category Archives: Energy

An energy crossroads

Michael McKernan sums up the main points of the Irish Government’s energy green paper, which lays the foundations for a new strategic policy for the sector. The public consultation has now closed...

Market integration: rethink the process

Speaking to agendaNi, Eurelectric’s Anne-Malorie Géron calls for a reassessment of the market reform process and a calmer assessment of energy security. The European Commission had sought to fully integrate gas and...

Poorest pensioners left out in the cold

Older people’s charity questions Northern Ireland’s exclusion from valuable fuel poverty scheme. The poorest pensioners here are missing out on much needed help with their energy bills because Northern Ireland was excluded...

Barriers for community energy

Kate Ruddock highlights the capacity and connection barriers faced by communities which seek to develop renewables projects. Community and shared ownership of renewable energy developments is well established across most of Europe....

The global gas picture

Energy analyst James Henderson has warned that Europe will incur higher gas prices if it turns away from Russian gas. Gas is turning into a truly global market with Russia playing a...

Who’s who in energy

agendaNi takes a look at the key movers and shakers in Northern Ireland’s energy sector, at a time when energy is top of the political agenda, at both an international and local...

Renewable energy: think Denmark

Finn Mortensen, Executive Director of Denmark’s State of Green, outlines Denmark’s progress towards independence from fossil fuels. Finn Mortensen, Executive Director of Denmark’s State of Green, has set out the background to...

Extra support for solar power

Northern Ireland is due to attract more solar investment despite overcast skies. Ground-mounted solar power will be the best supported type of renewable energy in Northern Ireland this year after strong lobbying...

Sustaining wave and tidal growth

RPS has been providing services to the wave and tidal energy industry for over 30 years, promoting the sustainable development of ocean energy. RPS provides a wide range of services providing a...

Assembly debates electricity prices

Michael McKernan reviews the Enterprise, Trade and Investment Committee’s detailed report on pricing which has stimulated a mature debate about energy’s economic impact. The Northern Ireland Assembly committee shadowing the Department of...