In an era characterised by increasing environmental concerns and the pressing need for sustainable energy solutions, the injection of biomethane into the Northern Ireland gas grid at Dungannon in October 2023 stands as a ground-breaking milestone. At Evolve, we are proud to spearhead this transformative journey for the industry in Northern Ireland. This is not a token connection, it is just the start of a journey to fully decarbonise our entire network.
Successfully crossed the River Mourne, ensuring natural gas is available throughout Strabane.
Distribution construction phase commences throughout the rest of the SGN Natural Gas network (Including towns in Counties Derry, Tyrone and Fermanagh).
SGN Natural Gas avoids significant road closures by drilling under A31 Magherafelt Road.
We got behind the huge community fundraising effort to help make extra scrubs for care homes, GP surgeries, testing centres and some health trusts tackling COVID-19 in Northern Ireland.
Gas network operators have marked a return to routine work by completing more than 200 new customer connections across Northern Ireland in the last week. There are now around 275,000 customer gas connections in Northern Ireland with a plan to extend this to over 320,000 by 2022.
We launched a brand new service enabling customers to book a 1-1 appointment for a remote consultation with our connections team, becoming the first network operator in NI to do so.
Announced a major initiative to plant 7,000 trees in the heart of our network area in the west of Northern Ireland.
Announced the appointment of our new Director, David Butler to lead the huge energy infrastructure project bringing gas to the major towns in the western area of Northern Ireland.
Fane Valley Feeds - one of the largest animal feed manufacturers in Northern Ireland - have revealed that converting their large fuel supply to gas has resulted in a 34% reduction in carbon emissions and improved energy efficiency.
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council approved a major river crossing in Enniskillen as part of multi-million pounds investment in new energy infrastructure delivering gas to homes and businesses.
Mark Davidson, a native of Scotland, says: “It’s a very exciting time to be part of the gas industry in Northern Ireland, with the possibility of biomethane and hydrogen as sustainable fuel alternatives."
Northern Ireland’s newest gas distribution operator scooped two prestigious accolades at the IGEM Gas Industry Awards 2021.
Local primary school pupils have taken on innovative new roles in ‘hospitality’ with the arrival of exciting Bug motels, courtesy of a major biodiversity project.
One of the largest single pieces of infrastructure development ever to take place in the island town of Enniskillen completed.
Dominic Scullion, Safety, Health and Environment Manager was one of a dozen novices who completed the beekeeping course supported by Northern Ireland’s newest gas operator as part of its biodiversity projects.
The estimation of over 6000 GWh worth of biomethane in Northern Ireland was a major finding. This would account for more than 80 per cent of Northern Ireland’s Gas Distribution Network demand, meaning there are considerably greater volumes of the renewable gas available than previously thought.
Throughout the summer we have been hosting a series of completely FREE fun days as a show of appreciation to local residents within our network area.
Northern Ireland’s five Gas Network Operators have today launched their joint plan to fully decarbonise the region’s gas network by 2050.