The CER is today (20th July 2010) publishing its decision in relation to the application by EirGrid for three Special Orders in relation to the East West Interconnector. A copy of the letter granting the three Special Orders to EirGrid is also published along with a transcript of the proceedings of the Public Enquiry held on 14 April 2010.
To view these documents, please click on the links provided below:
For further information, please contact Paul Hogan (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the Commission.
Notice of Application for Special Order
Notice is hereby given that the Commission for Energy Regulation ("the CER") received an application from EirGrid seeking a special order pursuant to the Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 and the Electricity Supply Act, 1927 in connection with the construction of the East West Interconnector.
This interconnector is proposed to run underground from Woodland 400kV Transmission Station in Co. Meath to Deeside Transmission Station in Wales. It consists of a cable 256km in length - 185km of sub-sea cable and 71km of terrestrial underground cable. This terrestrial underground cable will make landfall at Rush, Co Dublin and travel underground for 46km to the station at Woodland Co. Meath.
The CER received three applications from EirGrid seeking a special order pursuant to the Electricity Regulation Act, 1999 and the Electricity Supply Act, 1927 in connection with properties along the proposed East West Interconnector route. Two of these relate to properties in Portan, Batterstown, Co. Meath with the other relating to Rush, Co.Dublin.
The CER has made available the applications and associated maps at Dunshaughlin and Rush Garda Stations and also by clicking on the links below:
Members of the community who have any observations to make on the application are requested to forward these in a written response to the CER by close of business Friday 22nd January 2010 at the latest.
For further information, please contact Paul Hogan (email@example.com) or 014000800.