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Gas Generation Supplied 82% Of Electricity To The Grid At Times This Year.

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Demand for gas was up 15% in August.

Gas generation has provided up to 82 percent of electricity to the grid at times this year.

However Gas Networks Ireland says the extended closure of two plants has lead to Coal and Oil burning filling the gap.

Demand for gas to offices rose by 15 percent in August, compared to the previous month.

Gas Networks Ireland expects a further rise in demand as temperatures drop.

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