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…

MaresConnect Interconnector appoints former ESB chief Pat O’Doherty as Chairman

Dublin, 24 October 2022 MaresConnect Limited has announced today that it has appointed the former Chief Executive of ESB, Pat O’Doherty, as Chairman and non-executive Director of its Board. MaresConnect is being developed by Foresight Group’s[1] energy transition fund, Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners, and Etchea Energy [2]. MaresConnect is a proposed 750MW electricity interconnector linking…

MaresConnect response to Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications’ consultation on electricity interconnection policy published on 10 June 2022

8 September 2022 Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications Response to consultation on Electricity Interconnection Policy  MaresConnect Limited welcomes the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications’ consultation on electricity interconnection policy published on 10 June 2022. We set out below our key points in response to the consultation and provide a detailed response to…

MaresConnect Interconnector Secures Ofgem Licence

Dublin, 06 July 2022 – Ofgem’s licence grants MaresConnect the right to own and operate an electricity interconnector project in the UK and provides certain associated powers as a statutory undertaker. MaresConnect is a proposed 750MW electricity interconnector linking the power markets of Ireland and Great Britain¹. The cable route is approximately 245km underground and…

MaresConnect welcomes the Irish Government’s consultation on Electricity Interconnection Policy

MaresConnect welcomes the publication on 10 June 2022 by the Department of the Environment, Climate & Communications (DECC) on Electricity Interconnection Policy.   The consultation paper focuses on interconnection between Ireland and the EU and Great Britain, and is a key action coming out of Ireland’s Climate Action Plan 2021 (CAP21). CAP21 builds on Ireland’s 2020…