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  • CONNECTING THE POWER MARKETS IN IRELAND AND GREAT BRITAIN FOR

    ENERGY SECURITY, REGIONAL INVESTMENT AND VALUE FOR MONEY FOR CONSUMERS

    CONNECTING THE POWER MARKETS IN IRELAND AND GREAT BRITAIN FOR

    ENERGY SECURITY, REGIONAL INVESTMENT AND VALUE FOR MONEY FOR CONSUMERS

  • CONNECTING THE POWER MARKETS IN IRELAND AND GREAT BRITAIN FOR

    ENERGY SECURITY, REGIONAL INVESTMENT AND VALUE FOR MONEY FOR CONSUMERS

    CONNECTING THE POWER MARKETS IN IRELAND AND GREAT BRITAIN FOR

    ENERGY SECURITY, REGIONAL INVESTMENT AND VALUE FOR MONEY FOR CONSUMERS

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Greenlink is a proposed 500MW subsea and underground electricity interconnector linking the power markets in Ireland and Great Britain and planned for commissioning in 2023. As an EU Project of Common Interest (PCI), it is one of Europe’s most important energy infrastructure projects.
 

Greenlink brings significant benefits on both sides of the Irish Sea for employment, energy security and the integration of low carbon energy sources. For Ireland, it provides a natural link to EU and Nordic electricity markets via Great Britain.


CURRENT STATUS:
The project is now at an advanced stage of development and is expected to receive full regulatory approval by early 2020.
 

The project will require planning permission in Ireland and Wales and we are consulting all key stakeholders for input into the development process.


Video: BBC Wales Today piece on Greenlink broadcast on 13th July

Latest News

  • Public exhibitions will take place in County Wexford next week (16th and 17th January)
  • Marks round two of consultation in Ireland for the proposed electricity interconnector
  • Exhibitions will take place in Pembrokeshire, Wales, week commencing 3rd December
  • These kick off the second round of public consultation on the Greenlink Interconnector

Greenlink Interconnector Limited’s application for a grant under the European Commission’s Connecting Europe Facility has been successful, with the award of €4.8 million in funds.