Carson McDowell sponsors annual Northern Ireland Renewable Industry Group workshop

02 February 2015


Carson McDowell was the main sponsor of the recent Northern Ireland Renewable Industry Group Policy Workshop, which took place on Thursday 29th January, 2015 in the Hilton Hotel, Belfast.

The Workshop focused on the theme of "A Sustainable Energy Future". This event assessed the key policy developments that have facilitated the growth of the renewable electricity sector and examined the requirements for continued growth in order to reach 2020 targets.  2015 marks the mid-way point of the Strategic Energy Framework, which is Northern Ireland’s key energy policy, and will also see a fundamental change to our planning and local government framework.

The event was attended by key stakeholders in the energy sector from across the island of Ireland and Anna Lo, Chairperson, Committee for the Environment opened the event with an address.

Carson McDowell's Gary McGhee delivered a Legal Update on Renewable Case Law

Pictured at the event are (l-r) Emma Cooper, Partner in the Energy Team at Carson McDowell, Patrick McClughan, NIRIG Chairman, Meabh Cormaican, NIRIG Policy and Communications Coordinator and Gary McGhee, Partner in the Energy Team at Carson McDowell.