Offshore wind operators have called on the Government to open
fresh negotiations aimed at allowing them to export electricity to
the UK from wind farms along the east coast.
The National Offshore Wind Energy Association of Ireland (NOW
Ireland) said members were ready to build farms capable of selling
3,000MW of power, enough for about 2.5 million homes, within three
The call was made after the Irish Independent revealed that
talks between Dublin and London, which would allow power to be
traded between both countries, were now unlikely to go ahead.