This week on Ours to Protect Tipp FM looked at how a business which uses large amounts of electricity has coped with increasing costs as well as taking a more green approach.

The Minella Hotel in Clonmel has installed solar panels which have led to a significant reduction in the cost of lighting and also heating its swimming pool. 

Proprietor John Nallen also has a successful horse training business at Lavally near Clonmel where again solar panels have cut costs – he is advising farmers to utilise any roof space they have to instal solar panels. 

John is also of the view that shopping around for the best value in energy costs is a worthwhile exercise

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