Kerry MEP says big business must change ways of dealing with local communities

A Kerry MEP says big business must change its ways of dealing with local communities.

Kilcummin’s Sean Kelly was referring to how wind-farm and solar-panel developers currently engage with the people directly affected by these projects.

The Fine Gael MEP says the EU is in favour of giving real and ongoing financial benefits to people who live close to such developments.

He says, however, that mere tokenism by alternative energy companies is not enough anymore: