Companies who produce wind energy have seen revenue skyrocket as electricity prices soar.
The state’s regulator for utilities estimates in the next few months they could earn over 330 euro a mega watt hour, for electricity they sell.
That’s a six-fold increase on the figure the regulator predicted for the same period in 2020.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin says government will consider a windfall tax on profits made by energy companies in next month’s budget.
The Social Democrats’ Co-Leader Roisin Shorthall says that could become a long term measure………..