CIGRE Ireland NGN EWIC Site Visit and Workshop: 11th July
The Irish Next Generation Network welcomes our UK counterparts for our first site visit to the East-West Inter connector in 11th July 2019.
The East-West Interconnector links the electricity grids of the island of Ireland and Great Britain. Commissioned in 2012, EWIC provides a 500MW HVDC connection through 186km submarine cables between Ireland and Wales.
This site visit will be followed by a workshop with invited speakers from EIRGRID, ESBI and experts from UCC and EPRI.
The running order of the day is as follow:
09:30-10:00 Arrival and welcome coffees
10:10-12:40 Speakers from industry
12:40-12:50 Closing and thanks
13:20-14:00 Travel to EWIC (provided by NGN)
14:00-16:30 Tour and presentation at EWIC site
18:00 Drinks reception and social event
*Please note: This registration option is reserved for UK NGN delegates only. If you are not a member of the UK NGN please join the Irish NGN Waitlist