Irish windfarm developers optimistic about ‘vital’ UK deal

Talks to enable Irish renewable generators to sell power to UK customers continue as planned multi-billion euro investments remain on hold.

12th March, 2014
A deal is set to be reached within the next 12 months

Irish windfarm developers counting on a trade deal that would allow them to benefit from UK power subsidies said they are confident an agreement will be reached.

Talks to enable Irish renewable generators to sell power to UK customers have already dragged on for 14 months.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said yesterday after a meeting with his UK counterpart David Cameron, that the countries may miss a target to begin trading by 2020.

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