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Wexford businesses grappling with energy spikes: ‘I couldn’t believe my eyes, I was in shock’

The owner of a well-known restaurant in Wexford was in shock after opening her latest electricity bill – Sandra Forte of Cappuccinos on the High Street said she honestly believed there had been a mistake.

he restaurant’s bill from Electric Ireland, including VAT, for energy consumption over 58 days in June and July was an astronomical €9,116.74. Sandra said she expected an increase, but not on this scale.