Policy and strategy on energy including electricity, gas, renewables and energy efficiency.


Energy efficiency

The Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) is designed to remove barriers in the energy market and overcome market failures that impede efficiency in the supply and use of energy. 


This page outlines recent developments in gas including development of the Northern Ireland gas industry, natural gas licences, gas wayleaves and guidance for gas licence holders.

Other fuels

In addition to natural gas and electricity, business and domestic consumers meet their energy requirements from other fuels which include oil, coal, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

Energy research

Energy research carried out by or on behalf of the department.

Related to Energy

Access to information

How to request information from the Department for the Economy including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.

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