Fracked gas exporter will ‘create own demand’ by developing power-hungry data centres

Fracked gas exporter will ‘create own demand’ by developing power-hungry data centres
Wesley Edens chief executive of New Fortress Energy

Wesley Edens chief executive of New Fortress Energy, made the comments about the Shannon LNG project it bought last year as he announced plans to build data centres and a gas power plant on site

The billionaire head of US fracked gas exporter has described its planned development of energy-hungry data centres in Ireland as effectively “negotiating with ourselves” and “creating our own demand”.

Wesley Edens chief executive of New Fortress Energy, made the comments about the Shannon LNG project it bought last year as he announced plans to build data centres and a gas power plant on site.

If successful, the plan would see New Fortress Energy manufacturing demand...

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