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Unread 16-01-2012, 11:20   #21
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One of their reasons is for extra fuel costs


I always thought that it was electric myself
It is electric, but they need more reasons to convince the NTMA to give in.
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Unread 16-01-2012, 11:29   #22
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One of their reasons is for extra fuel costs

I always thought that it was electric myself
Luas has a 50MW(?) gas generator at Sandyford.
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Luas has a 50MW(?) gas generator at Sandyford.


and here was me thinking that they were the green alternative!!
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Gas has very quick spin-up spin-down time which is why it's a good option of backup generation. I doubt that generator spends much time going.
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