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Energy Minister, Arlene Foster, today announced that electricity generated from landfill gas will be provided with a higher level of financial assistance

Posted on: September 21st, 2009

The announcement follows approval from the European Commission under its State Aid rules, that electricity generated from landfill gas in Northern Ireland can receive four times the support currently offered in the rest of the UK under the Renewables Obligation. …]
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Energy Minister Arlene Foster has welcomed the arrival of a scientific survey ship that will assess the suitability of rocks beneath the local seabed for underground energy storage.

Posted on: September 16th, 2009

The MV Fugro Meridian will spend up to 14 days at sea off the East Antrim coast as it undertakes a seismic survey of the off-shore geology. The survey is a crucial element of a study into possibilities for the …]
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Edwin Poots Backs Wind Power

Posted on: September 3rd, 2009

Wind is key to meeting energy targets: minister By Linda Stewart Thursday, 3 September 2009 Wind energy is the key to Northern Ireland meeting its renewable energy targets, Environment Minister Edwin Poots has said. Addressing the first Northern Ireland Wind …]
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Edwin Poots Backs Wind Power

Posted on: September 3rd, 2009

Wind is key to meeting energy targets: minister By Linda Stewart Thursday, 3 September 2009 Wind energy is the key to Northern Ireland meeting its renewable energy targets, Environment Minister Edwin Poots has said. Addressing the first Northern Ireland Wind …]
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Edwin Poots Backs Wind Power

Posted on: September 3rd, 2009

Wind is key to meeting energy targets: minister By Linda Stewart Thursday, 3 September 2009 Wind energy is the key to Northern Ireland meeting its renewable energy targets, Environment Minister Edwin Poots has said. Addressing the first Northern Ireland Wind …]
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