Ireland could lose new Intel plant as energy and water services feel strain

Ireland is on shortlist of three alongside Germany and Poland, but the tech giant is understood to have concerns about this country’s worsening energy crisis

19th September, 2021
Ireland could lose new Intel plant as energy and water services feel strain
Pat Gelsinger (right), chief executive of Intel, pictured with Taoiseach Micheál Martin at the company’s Leixlip plant earlier this month: the US tech giant is weighing up whether to build a new plant in this country. Picture: Marc O'Sullivan

Ireland’s chances of securing a new multibillion-euro Intel microchip plant are in doubt due to the severe strains on the country’s energy infrastructure and water services, the Business Post understands.

Pat Gelsinger, the global chief executive of Intel, confirmed last week that Ireland was one of ten countries on the shortlist of possible locations for the plant and the 10,000 jobs it could bring with it.

The Business Post understands...

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