Gas growth plans at odds with global targets for reduction
Gas Networks Ireland’s 10-year network development plan last year showed that in a median demand scenario it was preparing to service an expected gas demand increase of 24 per cent by 2027, which could rise to 37 per cent in a high-demand scenario
The predicted expansion of gas use in Ireland is inconsistent with sustainability targets, according to international climate science, The Sunday Business Post can reveal.
Gas Networks Ireland’s (GNI) 10-year network development plan last year showed that in a median demand scenario, GNI was preparing to service an expected gas demand increase of 24 per cent by 2027, which could rise to 37 per cent in a high-demand scenario. Currently, all demand is met with fossil gas.
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