Irish / British energy agreement could help create 20,000 jobs

The signing today of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on renewable energy by the Irish and British Governments could help to create thousands of jobs, say some. But there are detractors too.

24th January, 2013
Ireland may export over 10,000 megawatts of energy to Britain and further afield in the future.

The signing today of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on renewable energy by the Irish and British Governments could help to create thousands of jobs, it has been claimed.

Minister for Communications Energy & Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, and the UK Secretary for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey will today commit to working closely together to secure economic benefits for both countries through trade in renewable energy.

The MOU will trigger detailed analysis of...

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