Irish wind power for Wales?

There are plans to generate windpower in Ireland and send via undersea cables to join UK grid near Bangor and Pembroke. Energy was main issue at a British-Irish parliamentary conferfence this week

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Undersea cables to feed electricity from Ireland to Wales

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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