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NI 'has key marine energy role' says Greg Barker

Northern Ireland is poised to play an important part in the future of UK marine energy, according to Energy and Climate Change minister Greg Barker, the BBC reported

Mr Barker is in NI to discuss the potential for harnessing sea energy.

On Wednesday 5 March, a major conference is being held in Belfast to press the case for developing UK wave and tidal energy resources to their fullest potential.

On Tuesday, the minister visited Strangford to see the most advanced marine tidal turbine in UK waters.

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