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.
More top news
A rather wet and windy evening, with rain in the north and showers elsewhere.
The 19-year-old's body was discovered in Builth Wells last month, just days after he was reported missing at the Royal Welsh Show.
The funeral has taken place of a one-year-old girl who died when a parked car rolled into a wall, which then collapsed on her.