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Irish Rural Link hosting workshops on renewable electricity strategy

Irish Rural Link hosting workshops on renewable electricity strategy

Irish Rural Link is hosting a series of consultation workshops on EirGrid’s Shaping Our Electricity Future strategy. Last month, EirGrid...

April 12, 2021

Feedback sought on report detailing ways to meet 2030 renewable energy targets

Feedback sought on report detailing ways to meet 2030 renewable energy targets

Feedback is being sought on a new report that details approaches to developing the grid in order to meet Ireland’s...

March 8, 2021

New chairperson of EirGrid board appointed

New chairperson of EirGrid board appointed

The board of EirGrid has a new chairperson, after an announcement today, Tuesday, November 12, by Richard Bruton, Minister for...

November 12, 2019

‘We are living in extraordinary times’  – EirGrid chief

‘We are living in extraordinary times’ – EirGrid chief

EirGrid CEO Mark Foley has indicated that Ireland is currently witnessing one of the greatest climate change movements of this...

May 16, 2019

‘We will absolutely not be able to get by without battery storage’

‘We will absolutely not be able to get by without battery storage’

The battery and its role in renewable energy is set to become a technology of the future in Ireland as...

May 5, 2019

Supreme Court upholds approval for North South Interconnector

Supreme Court upholds approval for North South Interconnector

The Supreme Court has upheld planning approval for the southern section of the North South Interconnector. Originally granted by An...

February 20, 2019

Northern Irish planning permission for interconnector rescinded

Northern Irish planning permission for interconnector rescinded

Planning permission for the northern section of the North South Interconnector has been rescinded by Belfast High Court in a...

February 11, 2019

North-South Interconnector: Delays as planning decisions judicially reviewed

North-South Interconnector: Delays as planning decisions judicially reviewed

EirGrid indicated this morning (Wednesday, January 30) that a planning decision by An Bord Pleanala in relation to the North-South...

January 30, 2019

Hogan urges action on sub-sea interconnector as Brexit looms

Hogan urges action on sub-sea interconnector as Brexit looms

The EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, has called for “urgent action” on plans for a €1...

December 7, 2018

Laois action group tells Eirgrid it will escalate action

Laois action group tells Eirgrid it will escalate action

The Ratheniska Timahoe Spink (RTS) Substation Action Group has told Eirgrid that it will escalate its campaign, and will not...

November 30, 2018

EirGrid interconnector pylon calculations ‘obsolete’

EirGrid interconnector pylon calculations ‘obsolete’

Landowners cannot be coerced into having pylons and the associated interconnector works involved on their land, according to the deputy...

February 22, 2018

Landowners ‘willing to do time’ to block North-South interconnector

Landowners ‘willing to do time’ to block North-South interconnector

The feeling at a public meeting last night in Co. Monaghan on the North-South electricity interconnector was that landowners were...

February 20, 2018

Landowners willing to block access routes to stall interconnector project

Landowners willing to block access routes to stall interconnector project

Landowners affected by the North-South electricity interconnector are prepared to block access routes to stall the infrastructure project, according to Nigel...

January 24, 2018

North-South interconnector given the green light

North-South interconnector given the green light

News that the North-South electricity interconnector has received planning permission in Northern Ireland has been welcomed by Ibec – the...

January 23, 2018

Eirgrid replaces Grid West plan with ‘smaller-scale development’

Eirgrid replaces Grid West plan with ‘smaller-scale development’

State-owned company Eirgrid has announced the decision to replace the Grid West electricity transmission project with a “smaller-scale development”. The...

September 22, 2017

High Court challenge against North-South Interconnector rejected

High Court challenge against North-South Interconnector rejected

A challenge taken against An Bord Pleanala over the North-South Interconnector power line has been rejected by the High Court,...

August 22, 2017

Minister backs farmers and ‘the community’ in Eirgrid dispute

Minister backs farmers and ‘the community’ in Eirgrid dispute

Regina Doherty, the newly-appointed Minister for Employment and Social Protection, said that she supports the farmers and her community in...

June 15, 2017

North-South inter-connector given green light for preparatory work

North-South inter-connector given green light for preparatory work

The High Court has granted Eirgrid’s application to vary a stay, which had prevented it doing planning compliance works for...

May 15, 2017