Ireland on course to import its most electricity for a year since records began

The country has imported 9 per cent of its electricity in the first eight months of the year

14th October, 2021
Ireland on course to import its most electricity for a year since records began
If the trend continues for the year, it will only be the second time since 2015 that the country has been a net importer of power

During the first eight months of this year Ireland has imported 9 per cent of its electricity. Should the trend continue for the year, it will be the greatest import of electricity since records began, figures obtained by the Business Post show.

From January to August 2021, 9 per cent of Ireland’s electricity came from Britain, according to the most recent figures from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).

During the period Ireland...

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