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


Energy efficiency

Energy Efficiency has an important role to play in ensuring that Northern Ireland meets its net zero commitments.


This page provides an overview of the gas sector in Northern Ireland, including the ongoing development of the 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 in Northern Ireland meet their energy requirements from a range of 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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