Wednesday February 26, 2020

Eirgrid eyes high-voltage fix for data centre power crunch

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

19th May, 2019

Eirgrid is looking at a range of options to deal with the dramatic increase in Dublin’s power demand as a result of data centres, including an innovative upgrade of existing power lines never before carried out in Ireland.

Capital Project 966 is a development that will help transfer electricity from the west of the country and distribute it within the network across Meath, Kildare and Dublin. The project will help meet the growing...

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