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Electricity link opens between Ireland and Britain

UPDATE: Ireland’s first electricity link with Britain was officially opened today, paving the way for trading in both directions.

20th September, 2012
Eirgrid Interconnector

Ireland’s first electricity link with Britain was officially opened today.

The €600 million 260-kilometre EirGrid East West Interconnector runs between Deeside in north Wales and Woodland, County Meath in Ireland.

It has the capacity to transport 500 megawatts – enough energy to power 300,000 homes.

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