NIAER seeks views on issue of Gas Supply licence to Bord Gais Eireann

Published: 15 December 2005

Consultation opened on 15 September 2005. Consultation closed 20 January 2006.

Summary

The Northern Ireland Authority for Energy Regulation (the Authority) today published a notice setting out its intention to issue a gas supply licence to Bord Gais Eireann.

The Northern Ireland Authority for Energy Regulation (the Authority) today published a notice setting out its intention to issue a gas supply licence to Bord Gais Eireann.

The licence will allow Bord Gais Eireann to supply gas to power stations at Ballylumford and Coolkeeragh.

The notice can be viewed by clicking HERE and/or the proposed licence can be viewed by clicking HERE , alternatively a paper copy can be obtained from Samuel Connolly by contacting him either in writing at Ofreg, Queen’s House, 14 Queen Street, Belfast, BT1 6ER, or by telephone on 028 9031 1575 or by Fax. on 028 9031 1740 or by email samuel.connolly@ofregni.gov.uk.

Responses are required on or before 20 January 2005.

Copies of the proposed licence will be made available in large print, Braille, audio cassette and a variety of relevant minority languages if required.

Notes for Editors

OFREG (the Office for the Regulation of Electricity and Gas) supports the Northern Ireland Authority for Energy Regulation (NIAER) the regulator of the Electrcity and Gas industries in Northern Ireland. NIAER’s powers are derived from the Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992, the Gas (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 both as amended by the Energy (Northern Ireland) Order 2003.

For further information contact Terry McErlane at Weber Shandwick Telephone 028 90761007 or 07770886911