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Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
The Committee will hold evidence sessions to examine recent developments in the sector and build on work undertaken in the last Parliament. Closing date for written submissions: 23 February 2018.
Since the previous Committee’s inquiry into NI’s electricity sector, there have been numerous developments in energy, trade, and infrastructure that impact NI’s electricity sector.
In a report last year, the Committee warned of the grave risk of an energy deficit, and higher energy prices, in Northern Ireland if action wasn’t taken to increase supply by building new power stations or improving interconnection with Ireland. The likely reduction of capacity at Kilroot and Ballylumford power stations raises further questions about the medium and long term energy strategy for Northern Ireland.
No evidence has been published by the committee yet.
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee announces short follow-up investigation into electricity sector in Northern Ireland