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Published 24/04/2010 | 10:27

MESSRS Pidgeon and Regan would be unwise to put their trust in wind (Letters, April 22) to solve our energy problems.

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If, as Mr Regan asserts, Ireland is one of the windiest parts of Europe, how is it that in recent weeks -- and indeed as I write -- it can manage to supply only 1 or 2pc of the total demand?

This is a most inefficient use of a resource that occupies over 20pc of our total generating capacity.

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