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Tánasite Confident Blackouts Can Be Avoided This Winter.

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Electricity supply is to be tight for a number of years as demand outstrips supply.

The Tánaiste has said he's confident blackouts will be avoided this winter.

Leo Varadkar believes there will be enough power despite the grid being stretched.

Last night he told Fine Gael TDs he was reasonably confident power outages can be avoided.

Leo Varadkar said he was more sure in the Dáil this afternoon:

Electricity supply is  to be tight for a number of years as demand outstrips supply.

Leo Varadkar says key to short term efforts will be getting two out of action power stations back

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