Council official says wind energy potential can be realised in a sustainable way

The Director of Community Development on Donegal County Council says he believes members will find a formula to allow the county avail of wind energy opportunities while protecting the landscape and environment of Donegal.

The issue is dominating much of the discussion on the new County Development Plan which is currently being finalised.

Michael Heaney was speaking after the County Development Board hosted a discussion on reneweable energy as part of its annual strategy conference this week.

Mr Heaney says he understands there are concerns, but he says there is also potential which must be realised............