Cork firms may go green to cut energy costs

Several large pharmaceutical companies in Cork are considering building wind turbines and solar panels in a bid to cut their soaring energy costs.

26th August, 2006

Several large pharmaceutical companies in Cork are considering building wind turbines and solar panels in a bid to cut their soaring energy costs.

Some of the companies have already approached Cork County Council to see if the renewable energy devices can be built next to their multi-million-euro businesses.

Pfizer, Janssen-Cilag and other Johnson & Johnson companies are looking to other sources of energy because of the rising price of oil, electricity and gas.

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