Saturday 21 October 2017

Investment in green energy key to reducing our consumption and bills

Some 50pc of our electricity comes from wind turbines
Some 50pc of our electricity comes from wind turbines
Paul Melia

Paul Melia

WE'RE all going to have to get used to high prices unless we use more green energy and reduce our consumption.

While Ireland has made enormous strides in producing energy from renewable sources, we have still a long way to go before we have a secure supply to protect us from the worst of the price hikes coming down the line.

We spend €6bn a year importing gas and oil to fuel power generation.

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