Northern Ireland
Energy Forum 2023 Towards a secure and sustainable energy system Titanic Belfast


Northern Ireland Energy Forum 2023 Towards a secure and sustainable energy system

The Northern Ireland Energy Forum took place on Wednesday 15th November at Titanic Belfast. The event brought together 230 delegates, both from within Northern Ireland and further afield, to focus on the most important aspects of energy policy and latest developments from across the sector

Expert speakers included Jayne Brady, Northern Ireland Civil Service; John French, Utility Regulator; Derek Hynes, NIE Networks; Niall Martindale, firmus energy; Brian Ó Gallachóir, University College Cork; Clare Jackson, Hydrogen UK and Marie Cowan, Geological Society of Northern Ireland.

A massive thank you to our sponsors, NIE Networks, TLT LLP, firmus Energy and SSE, our exhibitors, the speakers and delegates who joined us and made the conference a huge success. To keep up to date with next year’s event please email

Forum themes Key themes covered:

This year’s Forum will look at some of the major issues shaping the energy landscape including:

  1. Economic opportunity of net zero technologies
  2. Regulatory outlook for energy sector
  3. Decarbonising the gas network
  4. Energy security in an uncertain world
  5. Planning and environmental aspects of energy projects
  6. Developing the offshore wind sector
  7. Electricity market reform
  8. Attracting talent to deliver net zero ambitions
  9. Developing a hydrogen economy
  10. Local community energy
  11. Shaping the future energy landscape

The event will bring together a mix of local industry leaders and visiting experts to look at these issues in detail.

Conference venue

Titanic Belfast
1 Olympic Way
Queen’s Road
Titanic Quarter
Northern Ireland

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