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UK TSOs Publish Cost Benefit Analysis On Loose Volume Coupling

The Trade & Cooperation Arrangement (TCA) between the United Kingdom and the European Union sets out proposed trading arrangements to replace the UK’s membership of the Single Day Ahead Coupling (SDAC) market. Annex ENER-4 of the TCA sets out the … Continue reading

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Hydrographic survey of pipelines carried out remotely for first time

Among Mutual Energy’s assets are two underwater pipelines – a 9.6km pipeline across Belfast Lough and a 3.2km pipeline across Larne Lough, both supplying downstream gas markets. Every two years, these pipelines are surveyed to check for external or seabed … Continue reading

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Boost for NI renewable power with Moyle Interconnector capacity increase

From 1st December 2020, the export capacity of the Moyle Interconnector, owned and operated by Mutual Energy, will increase significantly, allowing more wind generated power to be sold to the Great Britain market. The interconnector, which links the electricity markets … Continue reading

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Mutual Energy is recruiting new members!

We are currently recruiting new members who will play an important governance role within Mutual Energy. The closing date for applications is fast approaching, 30th October 2020. For more information, please view our membership brochure using the link below:

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Mutual Energy to release almost £4 million to reduce NI consumers’ electricity costs

Mutual Energy has taken the exceptional step of contributing £3.8 million from its cash reserves to reduce electricity tariffs for domestic and business customers in Northern Ireland and help ease the burden during the covid-19 pandemic. Mutual Energy, which owns … Continue reading

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Moyle Interconnector: Revised Auction Calendar 2020

To download the auction dates, please click the link below: Moyle Interconnector Auction Calendar 2020 – Updated 200703

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Moyle Interconnector control and protection upgrade underway

The Moyle Interconnector, a high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Northern Ireland and Scotland is being modernised to enhance its operation. Siemens Gas and Power (Siemens Energy) has been awarded the project to refurbish the control and protection system for the … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Update

The health and wellbeing of our team is our most important consideration and we are following all relevant governmental advice and protocols. We have measures in place aimed at keeping our people safe, while operating the business as normally as … Continue reading

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New Board Appointment at Mutual Energy

Mutual Energy has appointed Ceri Richards as a Non-Executive Director to its Board. With a career spanning over 30 years in both the public and private sectors, Ceri brings specialised industry expertise and an in-depth knowledge of corporate finance to … Continue reading

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Gas to the West Construction Film

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PRESS RELEASE – Arrival of natural gas in west celebrated at official launch event

The completion of the main construction phase of the ‘Gas to the West’ pipeline, bringing natural gas to major towns in the western area of Northern Ireland, has been announced at an event held to thank the local community, business … Continue reading

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Moyle Interconnector: Auction Calendar 2020

To download the auction dates, please click the link below: Moyle Interconnector Auction Calendar 2020

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Centrus advises on innovative £200m early financing of Mutual Energy’s Gas to the West project

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Mutual Energy appoint new Chair

Notice: 22nd November 2018 2018: Mutual Energy continues to deliver benefits for Northern Ireland consumers As the current Chair of Mutual energy steps down, the business is pleased to report that 2018 has seen some significant achievements. The company sealed … Continue reading

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Press Release – Project update

Progress on the pipeline across the West has been clearly visible to residents over the past few months. Despite the poor weather during the first few months of the year, followed by the late winter storm referred to by many … Continue reading

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11th edition of Gas to the West newsletter published

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PRESS RELEASE: £200 million gas network investment to benefit customers

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Updated FTR trading information pack published – June 2018

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Updated FTR trading information pack published – June 2018

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Moyle publishes auction calendar up to new I-SEM go-live date

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Updated FTR trading information pack published

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10th edition of Gas to the West newsletter published

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Updated FTR trading information pack published

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Updated FTR trading information pack published

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Moyle Interconnector: Auction Calendar 2018 (pre I-SEM)

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2017: Busy year for Mutual Energy

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9th edition of Gas to the West newsletter published

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PRESS RELEASE: Gas Market Operator officially launched today

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PRESS RELEASE: Appointment of main works contractor signals start of Gas to the West build

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8th edition of Gas to the West newsletter published

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Moyle High Voltage Fault Repair Finished

Mutual Energy previously announced a plan to deal with the Moyle HV fault by way of preparatory work at sea in May 2017 followed by the full repair this September. We are pleased to report that we have now finished … Continue reading

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Procurement – NI Network Balancing Gas (July 2017)

The Contract Notice for the procurement of NI Network Balancing Gas (Balancing Buy and Balancing Sell) has been submitted to OJEU. This procurement process is for 2 Contact Lots (Buy and Sell) under a Framework Agreement for a period of … Continue reading

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Board member recruitment

Non-Executive Director Mutual Energy owns and operates the electricity and gas transmission infrastructure between GB and NI and gas transmission infrastructure to Belfast and is currently involved in expanding the gas network to the west of NI. Mutual Energy has … Continue reading

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Gas to the West – Next Steps

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7th edition of Gas to the West newsletter published

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Moyle Capacity Calculation 2017 consultation

Moyle Interconnector Limited owns the interconnector linking the electricity transmission systems of Northern Ireland and Scotland. The cable and key components of the link have an engineering capacity of 500MW in each direction. However, limits applied by the Transmission System … Continue reading

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Access Rules Consultation 2017

EirGrid Interconnector DAC and Moyle Interconnector Ltd are consulting on the Access Rules and Charging Methodology of the East West Interconnector (EWIC) and the Moyle Interconnector (Moyle). The purpose of this consultation is: To invite the views of interested parties … Continue reading

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Interconnector user forum slides published

Please click here to download the slides presented at the Moyle and EWIC Interconnector user forum on 3rd May 2017

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Become a Mutual Energy member: We’re looking for people from all walks of life to apply to be corporate ‘Members’ of Mutual Energy. Members form an essential part of the governance structure of the Mutual Energy Ltd group of companies.

Become a Mutual Energy member: We’re looking for people from all walks of life to apply to be corporate ‘Members’ of Mutual Energy. Members form an essential part of the governance structure of the Mutual Energy Ltd group of companies.

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Mutual Energy Limited would like to call interested parties to tender for “Gas Projects Commercial Advisor”

Mutual Energy Limited would like to call interested parties to tender for “Gas Projects Commercial Advisor” to join a panel of Service Providers on a Framework Agreement. This tender is below OJEU financial threshold but will be tendered competitively through … Continue reading

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