Politics

Planned ‘second carbon tax’ will add 10 per cent to energy bills

New renewable heat rule will require energy firms to use a certain volume of biogas in their supply to customers

Aughinish Alumina, the Limerick-based alumina producer and one of the largest energy users in the country, has warned that the new renewable heat rule could cost it €83 million per year. Picture: Liam Burke/Press 22