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NIRO Closure Consultation Response

The Department for the Economy (formally the Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment) have issued their response to the supplementary consultation on Closure of the Northern Ireland Renewables Obligation (NIRO) to new small scale onshore wind. This 6 week consultation was published on the 24th March 2016 and closed on the 9th May 2016. The decision is as follows: "the NIRO will close to n...
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New Consultation on Small Scale Wind

The Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment (DETI) has released a new consultation on the closure of the NIRO to small scale wind. The following is a brief summary and we would encourage everyone to read the consultation for theirselves in detail before making any decisions on their own project. The consultation outlines three options for small scale wind: Close on 30th June 2016. C...
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NIRO Consultation – Good news for Small Scale Wind

The following is copied from an email response by DETI:   "In September 2015, DETI published a 2 week consultation on proposed early closure of Northern Ireland Renewables Obligation (NIRO) to onshore wind in 2016. This Minister has now published his response to the consultation. The response confirms closure of the NIRO to large scale onshore wind from 1 April 2016 with exceptions i...
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DETI committee meeting 19th January

The DETI committee met this morning, Tuesday 19th January. They were briefed by Simple Power, Wind NI, Ulster Farmers Union and Action Renewables. The following is a brief summary of what was discussed.   PLEASE NOTE: THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS RUMOURS AND SPECULATION WHICH MAY BE INACCURATE.  There is speculation that there is potential for a "Northern Ireland only" ROC to cater for th...
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