Electricity to power Welsh homes could be imported from Irish windfarms, as work begins to lay cables under the Irish Sea.
The power would be fed into the UK energy grid via points at Bangor and Pembroke.
One Assembly Member is warning that the project could leave Wales dependent on Ireland in order to keep the lights on.
Owain Phillips reports.
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