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Eirgrid in talks over energy interconnector with France

Eirgrid plans to carry out a marine survey this summer as part of a feasibility study into running a Euro 1 billion electricity interconnector between Ireland and France.

30th March, 2014

Eirgrid plans to carry out a marine survey this summer as part of a feasibility study into running a €1 billion electricity interconnector between Ireland and France.

The 600 kilometre long cable would allow Irish energy customers to benefit from cheap French nuclear power, while French customers could benefit from any excess wind power generated on the Irish system.

Eirgrid has jointly published a joint tender with French transmission system operator RTE for the survey. The...

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