Welcome to the Northern Ireland branch page

Welcome to the Northern Ireland branch page.

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All members, guests and colleagues are welcome to participate in branch activities. We hope to see you at a local event soon.

Committee contact

To contact the branch, please email northernireland@energyinst.org.

David Browne
Position: Assistant Honorary Secretary
Nicola Murphy
Position: Vice Chair
Clare McAllister
Position: Chair
Andrew Kirke
Position: Honorary Secretary

Events and training

Annual Black Tie Dinner

The Northern Ireland branch of the Energy Institute (EI) would like to invite you to attend its 59th Annual Dinner on the Thursday 5th March 2020.

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Publications and documents

Latest news

Another record year for UK renewables, but growth may now be ‘stalled’

Higher levels of renewable power generation during 2019 meant that Great Britain’s reliance on fossil fuels hit an all-time low, according to data from National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO). National Grid ESO is the business within the National Grid Group that balances supply and dema...

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Closed support mechanisms limit growth of UK onshore wind capacity

Industry association RenewableUK is highlighting statistics which show that the amount of new onshore wind generating capacity built last year fell to an even lower level than the year before – largely because government policy does not currently support the development of onshore wind farms. I...

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Workforce stabilisation sets foundation for oil and gas industry’s bright future

Total employment supported by the UK offshore oil and gas sector is now back in line with industry’s long-term trend, according to new research published by Oil and Gas UK (OGUK).OGUK’s 2019 Workforce Report, which provides insight into the employment landscape across the UK oil and gas sector,...

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From Formula 1 to zero-emission sailing – Northern Ireland event hears of a high-speed career

Attendees at EI Northern Ireland branch’s 58th annual dinner were left inspired by the high-speed, innovative career of keynote speaker Professor Mark Gillan, Project Lead of the Autonomous Sailing Vessel at Artemis Technologies, in Belfast earlier this month. Professor Gillan reflected on his wide-...

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New Brexit withdrawal deal likely to commit UK to follow European environmental standards

The draft Brexit agreement that has caused political controversy in the UK, but which the European Union (EU) insists is its final offer, would – if approved – see many EU environmental regulations stay in force within Britain, for the foreseeable future, writes Keith Nuthall.The complex 585-page ag...

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