Energy Law

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Strategic planning policy on oil and gas development in Northern Ireland is set to be reviewed to ensure it "remains appropriate in the context of the climate emergency". Infrastructure minister Nichola Mallon said the review will include consideration of unconventional hydrocarbon development, comm

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An oil giant has been ordered to cut its global carbon emissions in a landmark ruling involving 17,000 co-plaintiffs. Royal Dutch Shell was ordered by a court in The Hague to lower its emissions by 45 per cent by the end of 2030 as compared with 2019 levels in a case brought by Friends of the Earth.

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UK law firm Shoosmiths has become a founding member of Hydrogen NI, a new group established to represent organisations with an interest in developing Northern Ireland's clean hydrogen economy. The new group counts companies such as Phoenix Natural Gas, B9 Energy Storage, Solo Renewables, Green Energ

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This year's recipients of the memorial bursary established in the memory of the late Arthur Cox partner Niamh Burke are Laura Nagle and Criodán Ó Murchú. The annual bursary is administered by Wind Energy Ireland and offers up to €50,000 to individuals wishing to study

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Law students Kelvin Martins and Niall Mulvihill have been awarded the inaugural renewable energy bursary set up by Arthur Cox for students researching hydrogen and construction law. The bursary is being run this year for the first time in memory of the late Niamh Burke by Arthur Cox and her family.

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Senior business leaders and energy industry experts in Ireland do not believe the State will achieve its renewable energy targets, according to a new survey carried out by Mason Hayes & Curran. The law firm surveyed nearly 200 delegates at its recent "Economics of Energy" event, and found that a

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Arthur Cox has become one of the first professional services firms in Ireland to secure what is currently the highest international standard for certification of energy management. The firm has achieved ISO50001:2018 Energy System certification through its commitment to making efficient use of energ

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Kilkenny firm Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan Solicitors has been shortlisted for a prestigious Irish renewable energy award. The firm is a contender for "Consultant Firm of the Year" at the Irish Wind Industry Awards 2019, which will be announced at a gala dinner and ceremony on Friday.

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