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High hopes for wind

The head of EirGrid, which runs the State's electricity transmission network, has said it is possible that 75pc of electricity will be generated from wind in the future.

Chief executive Dermot Byrne said a Government target to produce 40pc of electricity from renewable sources by 2020 could be surpassed.

Mr Byrne was speaking to an Oireachtas committee.


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