Locals in east Kerry say they will be lodging an appeal against planning permission for a battery storage facility on health and safety grounds.
Kerry County Council has granted planning to Redfaze Limited, subject to conditions, for the 40-battery unit storage, transformers and associated equipment at Ballynahulla, Ballydesmond.
The batteries store excess energy produced by wind farms and are a new technology for Ireland.
A group of concerned residents in Ballynahulla is hosting a second public meeting tomorrow night in Ballydesmond Community Centre at 8 o’clock.
They are preparing an appeal to An Bord Pleanala.
Anita O’Sullivan, who is part of the group, says they are worried about the risk of a fire breaking out at the facility and the noise levels being created: