EirGrid, is launching a 12-week public consultation on September 7 to seek the public’s input in identifying a route for the East Meath-North Dublin Grid Upgrade.
The 400kV underground cable circuit from Woodland substation, near Batterstown in County Meath, to Belcamp substation, near Clonshaugh in north Dublin, was identified earlier this year as the best-performing technical option.
The project is needed to address the increased electricity demand in east Meath and north Dublin, due to economic activity and population growth, while also reducing the use of fossil fuels for electricity generation.
When developed, the upgrade will improve electricity supply in the region.
EirGrid will consult with the public over the next 12 weeks to identify where the circuit should be built. The consultation will include information days, open days and webinars, where the EirGrid project team will provide information about four proposed route options.
Open days- 11am to 7pm
- Wed 28th Sep – Atrium County Hall, Swords , Co Dublin
- Thu 29th Sep – Coolquoy Lodge, North Road old N2, Dublin, Dublin 11
- Wed 12th Oct – Hilton Hotel, Malahide Road , Dublin 17
- Thu 13th Oct – Sweeneys, Kilbride Rd, Priest Town, Co. Meath
- Wed 26th Oct – St Margaret’s GAA , Ballystrahan, St Margaret’s Co. Dublin
- Thu 27th Oct – Caffreys,Trim Road, Batterstown, Co Meath
Mobile Information Unit Days
- Tues 15th Nov
- Caffreys, Trim Road, Batterstown, Co Meath (10am-1pm)
- Coolquoy Lodge, North Road Old N2, Dublin, Dublin 11 (2pm-5pm)
- Wed 16th Nov
- Kinsealy Garden Centre, Malahide Road Dublin Co Dublin (10am-1pm)
- Sweeneys, Kilbride Rd, Priest Town, Co. Meath (2pm-5pm)
- Thu 17th Nov – Coachman’s Inn, Cloughran, Airport Road Dublin (10am-2pm)