Electric Ireland has won a major 100% renewable electricity contract with the Northern Ireland Executive, playing an important role in it achieving its carbon emission targets. The contract, which will see the Department of Finance making savings of £31m, is an important investment in the renewable recovery. Government Department buildings and more than 50 organisations will benefit from the multi-million-pound savings.
Commenting on the announcement Finance Minister, Conor Murphy said, “This contract shows how public procurement can deliver financial and environmental benefits. Energy management across our diverse portfolio of properties is fundamental to the efficient operation of the government estate, and I welcome the significant savings achieved through this contract with Electric Ireland.
Commenting Dermot McArdle, Head of Business Markets for Electric Ireland added, “Winning this contract is a strong recognition of the ability and expertise of our team who provide exemplary advice, delivering innovative and flexible energy solutions across our public and private sector clients.”