Celtic Interconnector between Ireland and France: Next milestone reached

France and Ireland have taken a further important step in constructing the Celtic Interconnector, an underwater electricity connection linking the two EU countries. The contract signature for this EU Project of Common Interest (PCI) was witnessed today in Paris by the respective Ministers for Energy – France’s Agnès Pannier-Runacher and Ireland’s Eamon Ryan – in the presence of European Commission Deputy Director General for Energy, Mechthild Wörsdörfer. The signature was also recognised at a meeting between President Emmanuel Macron and Irish Taoiseach Micheál Martin.he Celtic Interconnector is of paramount importance as it will end Ireland’s isolation from the Union’s power system and ensure a reliable high-capacity link improving the security of electricity supply and supporting the development of renewables in both Ireland and France

Source: https://ec.europa.eu/info/news/celtic-interconnector-between-ireland-and-france-next-milestone-reached-2022-nov-25_en