UK-Ireland set for wind turbine deal
24 January 2013 Last updated at 11:16 GMT
Ministers from the UK and Ireland are set to sign a deal to take energy generated in the Irish midlands to Britain.
The UK government says the Irish power is a cheaper form of renewable than offshore wind.
But environmentalists say the scheme is "crazy" and risks damaging Ireland's famed landscape.
Matt McGrath reports from Tipperary.