MaresConnect Response to SEM Committee Consultation on Compensation Arrangements for Net Transfer Capacity Reductions

5 May 2023 Emer GerrardCommission for Regulation of UtilitiesDublin and Simon O’HareUtility RegulatorBelfast MaresConnect Limited (MCL) welcomes the SEM consultation on Compensation Arrangements for Net Transfer Capacity Reductions published on 15 March 2023 (the Consultation). MaresConnect is a proposed 750MW electricity interconnector linking the power markets of Ireland (IE) and Great Britain (GB). MaresConnect has…

HVDC Is The New Pipeline

By Michael Barnard For decades, the world has been moving massive amounts of energy around using steel tubes running along the ground, under the ground and under water. The US alone has about 5 million kilometers of pipelines, which have about four years worth of total steel consumption for the country embodied in them. Now, of course,…

MaresConnect’s response to consultation on Ofgem’s proposed approach to project delivery delays as part of the timelines and incentives framework applied to the Third Window

31 March 2023   MaresConnect Limited (MCL) welcomes the consultation on Ofgem’s proposed approach to project delivery delays as part of the timelines and incentives framework applied to the Third Window published on 24 February 2023 (the Consultation). We set out below our responses to each of the consultation questions. 1. Do you agree with…

MaresConnect’s Response to Consultation on Capacity Market 2023

3 February 2023 MaresConnect Limited (MCL) welcomes the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) consultation on Capacity Market published on 9 January 2023 (the Consultation). We set out below some general points relating to interconnectors and their important contribution to the Capacity Market and request BEIS considers these points in making any changes…

MaresConnect response to Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications’ consultation on the Review of the Security of Energy Supply of Ireland’s Electricity and Natural Gas Systems of 19 September 2022

Wholesale Electricity and Gas Policy Division,Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications29-31 Adelaide RoadDublin 2D02 X285 28 October 2022 Department of the Environment, Climate and CommunicationsBy email: energyconsultation@decc.gov.ieResponse to consultation on Review of the Security of Energy Supply of Ireland’s Electricity and Natural Gas Systems   Dear Sir/Madam, MaresConnect Limited (MCL) welcomes the Department of…