Ireland’s Energy strategy seems to be all over the place
Ireland is Pro
But most Wind farming (onshore and offshore) applications are blocked.
But zero chance of another dam like Inniscarra or Ardnacrusha every gettting planning.
-Solar panels take 10+ years to break-even, though new ability to sell to the grid will slightly reduce this.
Ireland is Anti
But we still buy from the grid nuclear generated energy from UK and France.
Banning smoky coal.
-Shut down ESB turf burning plants inc. Shannonbridge and Lanesboro.
-Banning use in homes.
-Banning use of peat briquettes in homes.
-But a new electric car wil cost c.30K+ less grants 5-10K.
Despite current massive energy price increases
-Banning Russian coal imports.
-Banning Russian oil imports.
-Banning smoky coal.
-Carbon Tax increased.