Moneypoint Substation is a 400kV substation located in Moneypoint, Clare, Ireland.
The Moneypoint Substation project’s construction has begun in 2018. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Moneypoint Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by EirGrid.
The designed voltage level of the substation is 400/220/110kV and the operating voltage level is 400/220/110kV.
The step-in voltage of the project is 400kV and the step-out voltage is 110kV.
Moneypoint Substation project development status
The development of the Moneypoint Substation project was approved by Commission for Regulation of Utilities in 2018. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
EirGrid Plc (EirGrid) is a power company that provides energy transmission and market services. The company plans, operates, maintains, monitors, and develops electricity transmission systems. It develops infrastructure required to support, schedule and dispatch electricity generation. EirGrid offers services such as power generation, ancillary services, billing and metering services, power outage information, automatic generation control, operating reserve, reactive power, black start, and system support services, among others. The company also operates and maintains the national electricity grid.
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