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Energy Strategy Options Consultation

The Department for the Economy is developing a new energy strategy to decarbonise the Northern Ireland energy sector by 2050 at least cost to the customer. A new energy strategy will be published at end 2021. The consultation on policy options for the new Energy Strategy opened on 31st March 2021. See NIE Networks’ response to that consultation by downloading the report below:
 

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Networks For Net Zero

We are developing our network strategy to support the creation of a sustainable energy system for the future. This will impact every customer across the Northern Ireland.

We are seeking customers’ feedback on the various themes laid out in our Networks for Net Zero report. The report sets out how NIE Networks can facilitate increased renewables on the network and how it can enable an increasing uptake of low carbon technologies such as electric vehicles, solar photovoltaics and electric heat pumps.

Customers are invited to provide feedback to the report by emailing networkstrategy@nienetworks.co.uk by 11th June 2021. Download the report below:
 

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Economic Impact of Electrification – KPMG Report

Electrification of heating and transport systems would be transformative for both Northern Ireland’s economy and environment, creating around 5,000 jobs, reducing the spend on imported fossil fuels by £1.4 billion a year and putting Northern Ireland on the pathway to an 82% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions 2050[1], according to a new KPMG report commissioned by NIE Networks. Read the report here.

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