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Cavan councillor calls for investigation into why benefits of wind energy aren't being seen

Sep 20, 2022 07:09 By News Northern Sound
Cavan councillor calls for investigation into why benefits of wind energy aren't being seen Cavan councillor calls for investigation into why benefits of wind energy aren't being seen
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Cllr O'Reilly highlighted how 70% of the country was efficient in wind energy, yet costs continued to rise for the consumer.

Cllr TP O'Reilly has called for an investigation into why Irish people are not seeing the benefits of wind energy here.

He was speaking during a discussion on rising energy costs at a recent meeting of Cavan County Council.

Cllr O'Reilly highlighted how 70% of the country was efficient in wind energy, yet costs continued to rise for the consumer.

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He said that while global matters were outside of everyone's control, wind energy developments here was something that could be examined further

Cllr O'Reilly added that Irish people needed to know why they are not seeing reductions in tandem with that.

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