The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee hears from electricity suppliers, industry bodies and academics in electricity follow-up inquiry.
Wednesday 21 March 2018, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
- Dr Patrick Keatley, Research Fellow for Energy Storage Integration, Ulster University
- Dara Lynott, Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Association of Ireland
- Stephen Wheeler, Managing Director, SSE Ireland
- Andrew Greer, General Manager Northern Ireland, SSE Airtricity
Purpose of the session
The session will look at recent developments in the electricity sector and their impact on creating a competitive, secure and efficient energy supply in Northern Ireland. It will also look at the prospective development of a North-South Interconnector, and wider opportunities and challenges - including those posed by Brexit - for the electricity sector in Northern Ireland. The potential for future investment and the long-term strategy for the sector will also be examined.