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# Interconnector

This week
19th March 2023 - 24th March 2023
# Interconnector
North-South interconnector 'ready to enter construction phase' after independent review
Construction is anticipated to be completed by 2026.
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# Electricity
Planning permission granted for North-South electricity interconnector
Stormont Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon said it will create a 400kv overhead electricity line connecting with the Republic of Ireland.
# Interconnector
Anti-pylon group warns Shell to Sea debacle 'will look like a walk in the park'
The North East Pylon Pressure Campaign said communities will not stand by while hundreds of pylons are built across Meath, Cavan and Monaghan.
# back on the grid
The way electricity is delivered to your home is set to change
A rehash of Ireland’s transmission system will cost between €2.7 billion and €3.9 billion.
ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey
Details of the contract win will be announced at an event in Istanbul attended by the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.
# Unplugged
Energy usage in Ireland dropped 12 per cent in just three years
Ireland has had the second largest drop in energy consumption in the EU since the financial crisis hit.
# Power
East West Interconnector causing phone line interference
Eirgrid said the go-live date of the interconnector will now be temporarily deferred.
# Cable Ties
EirGrid laying underwater cable for Ireland-to-Wales interconnector
The East West Interconnector will facilitate the transfer of energy between Ireland and Britain.
# Interconnector
Putting North-South interconnector underground more expensive - report
A report on the proposed electricity interconnector between the North and South of the island has made no recommendations.