Thursday July 2, 2020

Rabbitte welcomes launch of €600m interconnector

Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte has welcomed the launch of Eirgrid’s €600 million electricity interconnector between Ireland and Britain.

20th September, 2012

Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte has welcomed the launch of Eirgrid’s €600 million electricity interconnector between Ireland and Britain.

He said that it was an historic day in the relations between the two countries and that the project would enables direct electricity trading between Ireland and Britain.

The East-West Interconnector is a 500MW regulated HVDC link that will come into commercial operation on 1st October. The 260km link is being officially opened today and...

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