Powering Up Dublin

Closed28 Mar, 2023, 13:00 - 23 May, 2023, 17:00

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Powering Up Dublin

 Replacement Underground Cable Programme

Who are EirGrid and what do we do?

EirGrid develops, manages and operates Ireland’s electricity grid. We are responsible for the safe, secure and reliable supply of Ireland’s electricity. EirGrid is also leading the secure transition of the grid to a sustainable low carbon future. The grid brings power from where it is generated to where it is needed throughout Ireland. It supplies power directly to industry and businesses that use large amounts of electricity. The grid also brings power from generators to the domestic network that supplies the electricity you use every day in homes, businesses, schools and hospitals. This critical infrastructure supports the current development of our society and economy. But just as importantly, work carried out now to improve the grid will help to create a more sustainable future for future generations.

What is Powering Up Dublin?

Dublin’s electricity infrastructure is ageing and reaching its end of life. Work must be done to transform and modernise the city’s electricity infrastructure so Dublin can continue to develop and thrive, while increasingly using power from renewable sources. In this first phase, with our partners, we are installing over 50km of cables across the city. Upgrades will also take place in a number of substations to support Dublin’s electricity network. These new cables will all be underground and they will connect electricity substations located around Dublin.

We welcome your views

We want to hear what you have to say about the underground cable route options for upgrading the electricity grid in Dublin. We want to know what you think about each option.

The consultation period is from 23 March to 25 May 2023. We encourage you to engage with us and have your say as early as possible during the consultation period. This consultation site contains complete information about the project. There we have included maps map to of each of the proposed routes. Please give your feedback by completing this questionnaire. 



The closing date has passed and submissions are no longer being accepted.