Saturday 1 November 2014

Power line plan undermines State claims

Published 26/01/2014 | 02:30

A WIND energy company that has a former head of EirGrid on its board is promoting plans to lay more than 200km of high-voltage electricity cables underground across five midland counties.

The development undermines the Government's insistence that burying power lines is "unfeasible".

The Sunday Independent has obtained a draft map that was leaked to anti-pylon protest groups in recent weeks as government ministers rallied behind EirGrid's plan to build 750 giant pylons.

Irish Independent

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