Planning policy must facilitate a faster energy transition says leading lawyer

Planning policy must facilitate a faster energy transition says leading lawyer

A leading lawyer has called for a more supportive planning policy on energy to facilitate a faster flow of investment into the industry. Richard Murphy of Pinsent Masons said Northern Ireland had to get in line with a "faster and further" approach to energy transition. Separately he argued that the Department for the Economy should aim to secure at least seventy per cent of our electricity from renewable sources by 2030.

Published on 10/08/2020

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