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UK-Ireland Gas Interconnectors

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07 March 2018

UK-Ireland Gas Interconnectors

Report summary

Two UK-Ireland gas pipelines run from southwest Scotland, under the Irish Sea to the north of Dublin linking the Ireland and UK gas networks. The original interconnector, Interconnector 1 (IC1), has provided Ireland with imported gas supplies since 1993. IC1 initially provided peaking capacity, but now provides base load capacity to compensate for the decline in domestic gas production. In order to relieve a potential gas supply shortage, a second Interconnector, Interconnector 2 (IC2), ...

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  • Key facts
  • Summary
  • Location maps
    • UK-Ireland Gas Treaty
    • Interconnector 1
    • Interconnector 2
  • Throughput
  • Third party users
    • Capital Costs
    • Operating Costs
  • Sales contracts

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  • UK-Ireland Gas Interconnectors Map

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