Britain's nuclear difficulty could prove to be Ireland's wind opportunity

Ireland's wind energy sector is viewing a setback for the British nuclear industry as a key opportunity for expansion.

31st March, 2012
Britain's nuclear difficulty could prove to be Ireland's wind opportunity
Fukushima caused the German government to move away from nuclear power.

Ireland's wind energy sector is viewing a setback for the British nuclear industry as a key opportunity for expansion, after German utility companies E.ON and RWE said last week that they were scrapping plans to build new nuclear plants in Britain.

The decision of the two to abandon their joint venture to develop nuclear power plants will place further strain on British energy supplies in coming years and present opportunities for Irish suppliers to...

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