Leading energy specialist says building more windfarms would be ‘madness’

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Twitter Google+ Pinterest Twitter Leading energy specialist says building more windfarms would be ‘madness’ Previous articleKarl Lacey doubt for Galway qualifierNext articleLough Swilly Ferry Service to return next week after Arranmore Ferry Company sign contract admin Facebook Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme center_img Pinterest NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Google+ By admin – July 23, 2015 WhatsApp One of Europe’s leading energy specialists has said that building more wind turbines around Ireland is ‘madness’.Dr Tony White, who has 35 years experience in international power markets and the low carbon economy, addressed the MacGill Summer school in Glenties, yesterday.Ireland aims to generate 40pc of all its electricity by 2020 from renewable sources, and Dr White says we are going about this the wrong way by following an ‘all wind’ approach.And he says there are cheaper options:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/twhite.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH last_img read more