A new report analysing the opportunities presented by hydrogen in Northern Ireland’s energy transition has been published.
The “ash-for-cash” scandal in Northern Ireland has tended to be seen through the prism of politics which is not surprising since it has already brought Stormont to an 18-month halt and still threatens the position of leading political figures.
Northern Ireland could face an energy crisis if the UK crashes out of the EU without a withdrawal deal, according to reports.
A judge has dismissed a legal challenge to measures for cutting the cost of Northern Ireland’s botched green energy scheme.
Northern Ireland is facing soaring energy bills unless work begins immediately on a cross-border interconnector, an influential committee of MPs has warned.
The Stormont Assembly has resumed a key debate on a botched green energy scandal that has ultimately forced the looming dissolution of the devolved institutions.
The renewable heating industry was prematurely aware of planned cuts to a lucrative green energy scheme in Northern Ireland and asked politicians to delay it, a senior civil servant has said.
A last-ditch bid to cut the cost of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the only opportunity available, the economy minister has said.
Martin McGuinness has announced his resignation as Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland in protest at the Democratic Unionist Party’s handling of a botched renewable energy scheme.
Stormont’s First Minister has accused her Sinn Fein partners in government of playing a game of chicken over a green energy scheme scandal and warned she would not blink first.
The Government has rejected a call to instigate a public inquiry into a botched green energy scheme that is set to cost Stormont around £500 million.
Stormont First Minister Arlene Foster ordered that a massively-overspent renewable energy scheme be kept open despite a Treasury warning, a Democratic Unionist Party colleague and former minister has claimed.
An agreement has been struck between REACT and several parties to potentially fund the repowering of a 4MW biomass gasification project in Northern Ireland.
Petro River Oil has kicked-off its drilling campaign offshore Northern Ireland in the Larne Basin.
Irish focussed oil and gas firm InfraStrata saw its losses narrow in its latest unaudited results.
Irish gas storage firm Infrastrata has secured funding drill a well at the Woodburn Forest project, onshore Northern Ireland.
InfraStrata, the independent petroleum exploration and gas storage company, has completed its 2015 work programme on the Islandmagee gas storage project in Northern Island, allowing it to start the process of attracting investors to the project.
Northern Ireland has secured £47million of funding from the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) for an energy from waste facility. It will be the largest project of its kind to be financed in the country and will have the capacity to generate enough power for 14,500 homes. Around 250 construction jobs will also be created in around 20 operations.
German company Schottel says it has successfully tested its hydrokinetic turbine design in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. The full-scale tests included 260 operating hours under realistic conditions. The results show that one turbine with a rotor diameter of 4m generates 50kW per second at a rated water velocity of 2.75m per second. Ten hours of operation provide enough electricity to supply an average household for a month. The Strangford Narrows, Northern Ireland is a strait between the virtually land-locked Strangford Lough and the Irish Sea and features strong tidal currents.