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Future of Energy:            Energy market panel discussion

Date: 20 April 2023, 09:00 - 12:30
Location: Penthouse Suite, Europa Hotel, Great Victoria St, Belfast, BT2 7AP

Within a global environment of unprecedented challenges, how can our energy sector finance and develop a sustainable energy supply to power our future? In this half-day event, we examine the global and national challenges facing the energy sector and assess the routes to market for key renewable energy technologies such as battery storage, hydrogen and carbon capture.   

Event Details

We are delighted to be joined by leading experts from, amongst others, NIE NetworksRenewableNISSE IrelandEchelon Data CentresStrategic Power Connect and our own DWF experts.


Date and venue


Thursday 20 April, 09:00 - 12.30

Penthouse Suite, Europa Hotel, Great Victoria St, Belfast, BT2 7AP




Guest speakers


Mark Ennis CBE – Non Executive Chairman of SSE Ireland
Derek Hynes – Managing Director at NIE Networks 
Paul Carson – Managing Director at Strategic Power Connect 
Steven Agnew – Director at RenewableNI 
Simon McCormick – Chief Technical Officer at Echelon Data Centres 
Dr Herb Castillo – Director at FuturoFirma Sustainability Consulting Ltd 


DWF speakers


Darren Walsh, Head of Power, Partner 
Brendan Slack, Head of London Real Estate Finance Team, Partner
Orla Hanna, Head of the Belfast Finance & Restructuring Team, Director