Planning regulator suggests renewable energy target for each county
TDs are told some local authorities have introduced ‘effective bans’ on the rollout of sustainable energy sources
Each county in Ireland should be given a target for generating renewable energy in a bid to avoid councils blocking key projects in their area, the planning regulator has said.
Niall Cussen warned TDs that as a result of his office’s assessment of county development plans, he had concluded some local authorities have introduced “effective bans” on the rollout of sustainable energy sources.
Ireland has set a target of generating 70...
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