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We’ll have to switch way we think if we want to save our electricity supply and stop the lights going out

Conor Skehan


The electricity network we all take for granted is under strain like never before so we have to think big if we want to avoid blackouts in years to come

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When senior officials use words such as “challenging” and “ambitious”, then a minister knows they’re trouble.

EirGrid’s recently published All-Island Ten-Year Transmission Forecast Statement uses words such as “ambitious” and “challenging ambition” when describing the context for the future operational reliability of our electricity supply system.


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