MaREI’s Paul Deane’s recent article for RTE’ Brianstorm addresses “Why have electricity prices increased so much this year?”.
Analysis: The root cause is not one single issue but rather a series of events that have tended to reinforce and amplify a problem of demand outrunning supply.
The piece also features MaREI director Brian O’Gallachoir who discusses concerns Ireland’s electricity grid is facing an increased prospect of blackouts this winter as emergency plans to import power generators have stalled.
To read the full article follow the link here.
— RTÉ Brainstorm (@RTEBrainstorm) September 16, 2021