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Northern Ireland round-up: Belfast bike scheme, plans for Europe's biggest storage batter,

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Northern Ireland: 7 February - 13 February, 2015

Belfast bike rental scheme scoops sponsorship deal

Belfast’s public bike hire scheme, modelled on London’s Boris Bike system, has secured a Coca-Cola Zero sponsorship deal.

The Planner

Europe's biggest wind battery to slash cost of Northern Ireland electricity bills

Plans to install Europe's biggest electricity storage battery at a site next to Kilroot power station in Co Antrim could mean cheaper electricity for Northern Irish consumers.

Belfast Telegraph

Lough ferry gets green light in NI

Residents in Greencastle, Co Down, are threatening a legal challenge over plans for a cross-border ferry linking the town with Greenore in Co Louth.


Future of Belfast Harbour explored by NI Executive

The future of Belfast Harbour, including potentially its sale, is being explored by the Northern Ireland Executive which is setting up a panel to advise on next steps.

BBC News