We promote responsible development, support good community engagement and the delivery of low-cost electricity generation from sources such as wind, solar, tidal and battery storage, using our greatest natural resources.
We bring together expertise from across our membership to deliver better policy to facilitate increasing levels of low-carbon generation.
With the support of our partners, WEI and RUK, we provide a conduit for knowledge exchange and sharing best practice to enhance the far reaching benefits of the renewables sector.
jobs created by the renewable electricity industry
operations and development spend
of NI electricity from renewables in 2020
annual community benefits
80 by 30 Target
80 by 30 would generate over £3bn of new investment
operations & maintenance spend
of additional renewable capacity (onshore wind)
reduction in CO2 emissions
invested by the renewables industry directly in NI
saved on consumer bills since 2000
Currently our grid can accommodate up to 70% renewable electricity at any one time due to world leading innovations.
tonnes of carbon saved in past 20 years
current renewable electricity capacity
Enough renewable capacity to power over 700,000 homes.
With £1.5bn invested in renewables in Northern Ireland, renewable energy is one of the fastest-growing industries in the region. By working within the sector, you are helping shape the future of the renewable electricity in Northern Ireland.
Career choices in the renewable energy sector are wide-ranging and diverse, from project managers and engineers, to communications professionals and business developers. Find out more on current opportunities via the links below.