Eirgrid Public Consultation
07 Oct 2020

Eirgrid Public Consultation

Have your say: The Kildare Meath Grid Upgrade


EirGrid, the state company which manages Ireland’s electricity has launched a public consultation on the Kildare-Meath Grid Upgrade. EirGrid is calling on communities to have their say on the 5 options which are being considered for the project by visiting www.eirgrid.ie/KildareMeath.


The options

EirGrid have identified the upgrading of an existing line 220 kV overhead line to 400 kV as their emerging best performing option. A 400 kV underground cable has been identified as the emerging best performing alternative. However, before making a decision, EirGrid wants to know what communities think of all the options and which one they would prefer.


Find out more

The consultation is open until Monday 14 December 2020. The public can give their feedback through an online survey, by email, or by freepost. Households within the study are of the project will receive a questionnaire in the post by the end of October. EirGrid Community Liaison Officers Gráinne Duffy (085 887 4798) and Eoghan O’Sullivan (087 247 7732) are available to talk to communities. All infromation about the project is available at www.eirgrid.ie/KildareMeath.

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