Ireland bucks European trend of cutting back on natural gas use
Since the Ukraine war tightened European supply, most member states have slashed consumption by a fifth, while here it rose by 3 per cent
Ireland’s consumption of natural gas has increased since the war in Ukraine started in March last year, while almost every other country in Europe has cut back its gas demand significantly, figures obtained by the Business Post show.
In the nine months from March to November last year, Irish consumption of natural gas increased by 3 per cent year on year. The majority of EU member states have slashed gas consumption by double-digits since the ...