Tourism Minister Says Energy Crisis Underscores Need To Invest In Renewables

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The Tourism Minister says this energy crisis underscores the need to invest heavily in renewables to escape from fossil fuel dependence.

It comes as a Government memo leaked to several newspapers shows energy companies warning spiralling costs could derail the whole industry.

The Dail and Seanad are both scheduled to sit this week after the summer recess with energy highly likely to be the top of the agenda.

Catherine Martin wants to see more investment in renewables like offshore wind.