Northern Ireland Update
12 October 2020

Covering Regulatory, Infrastructure and Pricing issues specific to gas and the Integrated Single Electricity Market (I-SEM).

11.00Welcome and Introduction
Robin Hale, CEO, MEUC
11.05Energy Prices Now and for the Years Ahead
Current pressures on wholesale energy prices both locally and globally. What are the big drivers going forward?
Don McGarrigle, Energy Pricing Adviser, MEUC
11.20NI Lobby Activities & Other Industry Issues
Issues of interest in Regulation, Government, and Electricity Supply Industry.
Stephen Kelly, CEO, Manufacturing NI
11.35Update on the NI Future Energy Strategy
An update on the Northern Ireland Energy Strategy Consultation.
Meabh Cormacain, Energy Advisor, Dept of Economy
12.00Energy Efficiency Update
An update on the latest energy efficiency
measures being promoted by the organisation
Jim Clarke, Technical Advisor, Invest NI
12.15Transmission Challenges Looking Forward
The transmission challenges that lie ahead and the current situation with the North-South Interconnector.
David McGowan, Senior Lead Engineer, SONI
12.40Open Forum
Your opportunity to raise other points of interest and share experiences on recent tender negotiations.