Eirgrid outline power plans for Donegal

EirGrid, the operator of the national Eirgridgrid, will brief major stakeholders in Letterkenny today on their planned €750 million investment in electricity infrastructure in the North West region.

The 750 million euro investment is part of the Grid25 strategy.

Earlier this year permission was granted for a controversial overhead network of cable to support a 110kV supply from Binbane to Letterkenny.

Eirgrid's Ciara Feehely says now that obstacle has been overcome the focus can be on meeting Donegal's power needs:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/eir830.mp3[/podcast]