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Energy Minister Arlene Foster has announced a consultation on proposed changes to the Northern Ireland Renewables Obligation (NIRO).

Posted on: July 29th, 2010

The NIRO supports the development of renewable electricity by encouraging suppliers to provide evidence that a specified proportion of their electricity has been generated from environmentally-friendly renewable sources. The consultation seeks views on a number of proposals including support for …]
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Energy Minister Arlene Foster has commented on today’s announcement that Arcapita, owners of the Viridian Group, plan to sell the NIE network business in Northern Ireland to the Electricity Supply Board (ESB).

Posted on: July 21st, 2010

The Minister said: “I am aware of the planned commercial transaction between the two companies. I have met with senior officials in NIE and ESB, and have also discussed the transaction with the Regulator and the Irish Minister Eamon Ryan …]
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