Bill to allow Bord Gais sale to be presented in Dail

Communications, energy and natural resources minister Pat Rabbitte is to introduce legislation today to facilitate the sale of the power generation and customer supply business of Bord Gais.

18th September, 2013
Bord Gais: bill to facilitate sale

Communications, energy and natural resources minister Pat Rabbitte is to introduce legislation today to facilitate the sale of the power generation and customer supply business of Bord Gais.

The legislation makes clear that the gas network infrastructure - including the gas interconnectors between Britain and Ireland - will remain in state control.

"We are obliged through our agreement with the Troika to raise funds through the sale of State assets," said Rabbitte.

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