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More investment needed in Irish supply security – industry exec

Ireland and Northern Ireland need more investment to address security of supply, the CEO of the Electricity Association of Ireland has said.
By Staff reporter 13 September 2017 0 27556

Ireland and Northern Ireland need more energy investment to address security of supply, Owen Wilson, the chief executive of the Electricity Association of Ireland, told a committee meeting of the UK House of Lords on Wednesday.

"In particular, we will need further investments in compressor facilities at Moffat [in Scotland]," Wilson added.

During the same meeting, Silke Goldberg, partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, said that Ireland will require additional generation capacity as older plants retire and warned that fees may apply to Irish gas imports...