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Beggs welcomes Sensible Electricity Solution for NI.

  Roy Beggs MLA who had energetically highlighted concerns about the stability of NI’s Electricity supply should Kilroot’s turbines stop generating, has welcomed the agreement retaining electricity generation at Kilroot Power Station: Roy Beggs Said, “The systems support services agreement as a result of discussions by the Utilities Regulator, SONI and AES is good for the stability of our electricity supply yet, I am that aware that  downward pressures have been applied to Kilroot’s generating costs, which will benefiting consumers.  This seems like a sensible solution for NI. In the absence of planning approval for the N/S Inter-connector and alternative new generating capacity there would be risks to the security of supply over the next few years.  BREXIT has added further uncertainty to I-SEM, the single electricity market.  I welcome this rethink by the Utilities Regulator and SONI who have recognised the risks to the stability of the NI Electricity supply, … Continue reading

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