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  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ireland’s state-owned company that manages and operates the transmission grid in the country EirGrid and its French counterpart Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE) have launched the next stage of the Celtic Interconnector project in the presence of French and Irish top officials.

  • 21 July 2016
    Storage

    In the presence of the French President Francois Hollande and An Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny, EirGrid and RTE today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to move to the next phase of development of the Celtic Interconnector Project. Following the completion of feasibility studies over the past five years, EirGrid and RTE today agreed to progress […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Dermot Byrne, CEO of EirGrid, said that the wind power could satisfy 30% of Ireland’s energy need by 2020, reports insideireland. By September 2011, the installed capacity of wind generation reached 1,585 MW in Ireland. There is ongoing work on researching the potential of other renewable sources. In November, EirGrid and SONI have launched an […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The French President and An Taoiseach Enda Kenny have launched the next stage of the Celtic Interconnector, a proposed €1 billion subsea electricity cable linking Ireland and France. The capacity of the Celtic Interconnector is estimated at approximately 700 megawatts (MW), enough to power 450,000 households, and is being studied by EirGrid and its French counterpart Réseau […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Storage

    The East West Interconnector, the highest capacity link of its kind, officially opened in September of last year. This 500MW transmission connection between UK and Ireland now goes into commercial operation, as ABB has delivered it to EirGrid, the Irish transmission system operator. The EirGrid East West Interconnector runs between Deeside in north Wales and […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Storage

    The East West Interconnector, the highest capacity link of its kind, officially opened in September of last year. This 500MW transmission connection between UK and Ireland now goes into commercial operation, as ABB has delivered it to EirGrid, the Irish transmission system operator. The EirGrid East West Interconnector runs between Deeside in north Wales and […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Geo Networks (Geo), a provider of high-performance fibre networks, has signed a commercial agreement with EirGrid, Ireland’s prominent electricity system operator and developer, to provide a second fibre optic subsea cable between the UK and Ireland. This route forms the second half of the diverse fibre connectivity ring between North Wales and Dublin, providing Anglo-Irish […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dermot Byrne, CEO of EirGrid plc, yesterday told a conference of top US executives of Ireland’s recent accomplishments in green tech. (siliconrepublic) [mappress] Source: siliconrepublic, March 17, 2011  

  • 21 September 2012
    Storage

    Secretary of State Edward Davey yesterday joined An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, and EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger to open officially Ireland’s first electricity link to Great Britain. The EirGrid East West Interconnector runs between Deeside in north Wales and Woodland, County Meath in Ireland. Approximately […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Wood is providing EirGrid Group, Ireland’s state-owned transmission system operator and France’s counterpart Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE), with subsea engineering services to the Celtic Interconnector project. The new contract, supported by Wood’s Galway, Paris and London offices, includes marine engineering studies to inform the design of a subsea power cable system, and technical project […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Storage

    Secretary of State Edward Davey yesterday joined An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, and EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger to open officially Ireland’s first electricity link to Great Britain. The EirGrid East West Interconnector runs between Deeside in north Wales and Woodland, County Meath in Ireland. Approximately […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    NKT has been awarded a five-year service agreement by the Irish power grid operator EirGrid for cable related services including repair works for the East West Interconnector. The East West Interconnector is a 200 kV HVDC power cable with capacity of 500 MW between Ireland and Great Britain. For NKT, the agreement marks the first […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Secretary of State Edward Davey today joined An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, and EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger to open officially Ireland’s first electricity link to Great Britain. The EirGrid East West Interconnector runs between Deeside in north Wales and Woodland, County Meath in Ireland. Approximately […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

        EirGrid plc, the independent electricity Transmission System Operator in Ireland, is building a new electricity link called the East-West Interconnector (EWIC) between the electricity grids of Ireland and Great Britain (GB), through its wholly owned subsidiary EirGrid Interconnector Limited (EIL). It is due for completion in 2012.The East-West Interconnector will undergo commissioning in […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    European Commission has invested €530 million in the Celtic Interconnector, a link between Ireland and the Europe’s energy grid. An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton have confirmed the investment on Wednesday. The €1 billion Celtic Interconnector will connect Ireland’s electricity network to France via an underwater connection. […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Project & Tenders, Storage

    NKT has secured a cable service contract with Irish power grid operator EirGrid for the East West Interconnector between Ireland and Great Britain. Under the five-year service agreement, NKT will carry out repair works for the 200kV HVDC power cable with a capacity of 500MW. The deal includes inspection and spare part maintenance, fault locating, […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Ireland’s Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) has launched consultation on the country’s grid development policy for offshore wind. The consultation period was opened on 10 June and will close on 1 July. In its Climate Action Plan published in June 2019, the Irish government committed to having at least 3.5 GW of offshore […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The East West Interconnector has been short listed for the Engineering Project of the Year in the Engineering Excellence Awards 2013. The East West Interconnector was short listed by organisers Engineers Ireland with four other Irish projects for this category in the awards which are pre-eminent public recognition of achievement in engineering in Ireland. ABB […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has issued a tender for a nearshore geophysical, UXO and geotechnical campaign at the landfall of the Celtic Interconnector. The scope includes integrated nearshore surveys to be performed at the French landfall of the Celtic Interconnector mainly in water depth ranging between 0 and approximately 30m LAT. The geophysical investigation […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Storage

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group has delivered the East West Interconnector to EirGrid, the Irish transmission system operator. The 500-megawatt (MW) transmission connection is the highest capacity link of its kind, based on voltage source converter (VSC) technology, to go into commercial operation. The interconnector establishes an important link between the Irish […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Swedish survey specialist MMT has been assigned by EirGrid to perform a geophysical survey over the existing East West Interconnector in the Irish Sea. At 262km in length, 186km of which is beneath the Irish Sea, the East West Interconnector (EWIC) links the electricity transmission grids of Ireland and Great Britain, from converter stations at […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Elected Members of Clare County Council have approved a long-term strategy to harness County Clare’s renewable energy resources. The Clare County Renewable Energy Strategy 2014-2020 has been incorporated into the Clare County Development Plan following a 4-week long public consultation process earlier this year. The Strategy outlines the potential for a range of renewable […]