9th November 2016

Ireland is well on track to become a low carbon country

The government will meet its COP 21 agreements in full, according to Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten TD. “The expanded responsibilities of […]
9th November 2016

Closing the loop

Gaelectric’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Barry Gavin, talks to Owen McQuade about the growth of the renewable energy company and its transition from onshore wind developer […]
9th November 2016

De-carbonising energy: an EU Commission perspective

Europe is fundamentally reviewing all of its energy-related legislation so as to make the sector much more streamlined and joined-up from a Brussels’ perspective, according to […]
9th November 2016

Irish researchers advance cutting-edge solutions for a low carbon energy system

Dr Eimear Cotter, Head of Low Carbon Technologies at the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland examines current energy research and its benefits for Ireland. The recently […]
9th November 2016

Future regulation of electricity networks

Regulating the electricity networks of the future was the issue addressed by Northern Ireland energy regulator Jenny Pyper. Northern Ireland’s utility regulator confirmed that she was […]
9th November 2016

Role of renewables in helping advance the COP21 Objectives

KPMG’s Caroline Pope examines the part renewables can play in limiting global temperature rise to 2˚C. In an historic move, 195 countries met in Paris in […]
9th November 2016

Calculating the cost of solar

The President of Dublin Institute of Technology, Professor Brian Norton discusses the rise of solar energy in Northern Ireland and his hopes for its future. In […]
9th November 2016

EU Energy Targets and a Renewable Heat Incentive

The message at COP21 in December 2015 was clear: the EU has committed to reducing GHG emissions by 40 per cent in 2030. This strong leadership […]
9th November 2016

Investing in renewables

The COP 21 Paris agreement will bring about a step change in climate change and energy related-investment programmes according to European Investment Bank (EIB) Economist 
David […]
9th November 2016

Energy Ireland: the great debate

The lock-note address given by Professor Cameron Hepburn, director of economics and stability at INET Oxford, stimulated an extremely high calibre debate, involving both other speakers […]
9th November 2016

Corporate Renewable PPAs: Are they the solution to high energy prices?

Neasa Quigley, Head of Energy, 
Carson McDowell examines the potential for corporate renewable PPA in Northern Ireland. On 6 September 2016, the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee […]
9th November 2016

Developing energy co-operation between France and Ireland

France’s Ambassador to Ireland, Jean-Pierre Thébault, believes climate change represents an opportunity for Ireland and France to work together. “The COP 21 agreement will bear fruit […]
9th November 2016

Energy Ireland® 2016

Energy Ireland® 2016 has taken place in Croke Park, Dublin – attended by all the key players from across the industry in Ireland, north and south, […]
9th November 2016

Heating up a renewable revolution

As 2020 approaches, businesses are looking for renewable heating solutions. With no conversion required, renewable gas or ‘biogas’ – also known as ‘green gas’ – is […]
8th November 2016

Innovations in the power sector: POC-MAST, Protean and UAV LiDAR

British Power International outlines the benefits of utilising their latest innovations for new connections and overhead lines. British Power International (BPI) is a NERS Accredited Design […]