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Power crisis in Europe

5 September 2022

9:00 AM

5 September 2022

9:00 AM

As summer mellows into autumn, Europeans are beginning to prepare for winter.

This is bad news, as the winter of 2022, and perhaps the next ten winters, are set to be the costliest in generations. 

In Ireland, the owner of a small café – only just turning around from Covid lockdowns – was slapped with an almost €10,000 electricity bill for a mere 73 days of energy use.

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