Locals to petition against shortlisted sites for east Cork Eirgrid converter
Residents voice concern over environmental impact and importation of nuclear power
Locals in a Cork village are objecting to two proposed locations for an electricity converter needed for an interconnector between Ireland and France.
Local residents of Knockraha in east Cork are due to meet Eirgrid this week, following local protests over two of the three shortlisted locations for the project. The converter is part of Eirgrid’s Celtic Interconnector project, which will connect the Irish electricity system with that of France.
The residents plan...
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