Converting Moneypoint would cut out the need for the €3.8 billion cost of increasing Ireland’s windpower capacity necessary under Government plans to meet the 40 per cent target, analyst  argues.

Ireland’s target of having 40 per cent of energy needs met by renewable sources by 2020 could be met in a single stroke if the Moneyp(...)


Malcolm Brown 
of BW Energy (left) and Paddy Massey of ReThink Pylons at a press conference in Dublin today outlining their plans for a pylon-free alternative to Grid25. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Ireland’s target of having 40 per cent of energy needs met by renewable sources by 2020 could be met in a single stroke if the Moneypoint power(...)