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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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Moyle Interconnector: Overview of Financial Transmission Rights

The interconnectors between SEM and GB markets currently sell a form of physical transmission rights. These rights enable a participant to buy interconnector capacity in an auction then nominate a flow of electricity across the interconnector within the participant’s capacity … Continue reading

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2017/S 046 – 084896 United Kingdom-Belfast: Professional services for the gas industry

The Contract Notice for the procurement of Communication and Instrumentation Panel Service Provider (CIPSP) has been submitted to OJEU.    This procurement process is for a single supplier appointment for a period of 72 months with a mobilisation period of 3 … Continue reading

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Moyle Interconnector Fault Update

Following the high voltage electrical fault that occurred with the Southern cable system of the Moyle Interconnector on 18th of February 2017, Mutual Energy Ltd has been making strenuous efforts to locate the fault, investigate its cause and secure the … Continue reading

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Moyle HV Fault Notice

Moyle Interconnector Fault   Over the weekend past a serious operational problem arose with the Moyle Interconnector, the 500MW electrical link between Northern Ireland and Scotland. At 15.25pm on Saturday 18th of February the Southern high voltage cable tripped, indicating … Continue reading

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6th edition of Gas to the West newsletter published

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‘Gas to the West’ project reaches first major milestone

The first phase of the major ‘Gas to the West’ project – which brings natural gas to most of the main towns in the West of Northern Ireland – has just reached completion. Gas is now flowing beyond Derry/Londonderry to … Continue reading

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Moyle Interconnector: Auction Calendar 2017

The 2017 calendar of auctions for capacity on the Moyle Interconnector has been published. The schedule of annual, seasonal, quarterly and monthly auctions is now available on the auction calendar page.

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Procurement Opportunity : Gas Commercial Advisor Framework 2016/S 228-415899

The Contract Notice for the procurement of the Gas Commercial Advisor Framework has been submitted to OJEU.   This procurement process is for a single supplier appointment for a period of 3 years.  The Framework is being procured using a … Continue reading

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5th edition of Gas to the West newsletter published

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PRESS RELEASE: Gas to the West project reaches important milestone

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MEL reports on solid year of progress at company AGM

MEL reports on solid year of progress at company AGM – Click here to download press release

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Mutual Energy Now Recruiting

Mutual Energy are recruiting a Maintenance Manager and a Gas Transmission Engineer for more information please view the appropriate PDF below. Moyle Maintenance Manager Candidate Information Gas Transmission Engineer Candidate Information

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Moyle Access Rules consultation published

Moyle Access Rules consultation published – Click Here to download PDF

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MEL recruiting new members

MEL recruiting new members – Apply now!

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Project update: 5th July 2016

The inshore cable protection and survey works being carried out as notified in earlier project updates have now been completed.  Intertidal and shallow subtidal cable protection works are being completed at the Northern Irish landfall of the cable in the … Continue reading

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Project update 18th June 2016

Inshore survey & cable protection Inshore cable protection and survey works are due to take place on the South Moyle Return Cable between 18th June and 6th July 2016. The survey vessel Norsemaid is due to carry out survey work on … Continue reading

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Project update

Further cable protection work is scheduled for shallow water sections of the cable during early June 2016.  Divers are due to carry out trenching works in waters shallower than 5m deep at both the Scottish and Northern Irish ends of … Continue reading

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3rd edition of Gas to the West project newsletter published

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Project Update

A major project milestone was achieved following successful completion of the commissioning and testing period of the North MRC cable, with formal takeover by Moyle of this part of the works completed on 22 February 2016. The cable had been … Continue reading

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Moyle interconnector capacity auction timetable 2016 – updated

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Moyle project update

Mutual Energy can report that the Moyle Interconnector has returned to full availability on an interim basis.  While hampered by recent challenging weather conditions, the Moyle Return Cables project is continuing to make steady progress and the replacement north cable … Continue reading

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MEL participates in schools event to raise profile of a career in engineering

Paddy Larkin, Chief Executive and a number of staff (Stephen Hemphill, Group Operations Manager, Emma-Jayne Armstrong, Accountant, Jamie Stevenson, SGN Maintenance Manager)  have participated in an educational event to highlight the value and opportunities associated with a career in engineering.  … Continue reading

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MEL: Members making a positive contribution to company – Latest edition of agendaNi

Latest edition of agendaNi

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Moyle interconnector capacity auction timetable 2016

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Project Update

Onshore Works Portmuck (Northern Ireland) The jointing tent has now been removed to allow backfilling to commence, which is nearing completion. It is expected that levelling and other civil works will be completed before Christmas, which will allow de-mobilisation from … Continue reading

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Winter Outlook 2015 – 16

Winter Outlook 2015 – 16

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Premier Transmission leading the way on European gas market integration

The 1st October 2015 marked a major milestone in the project to implement European wide market arrangements for the transportation of gas, with Northern Ireland going live on the PRISMA European Capacity Platform. Premier Transmission Limited (PTL), which owns and … Continue reading

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“A very successful year for the business” – Mutual Energy reports

Mutual Energy Limited (MEL), owners and operators of the Scotland-Northern Ireland Gas Pipeline (SNIP), Belfast Gas Transmission Pipeline and the Moyle electricity interconnector has just published its 2014/15 annual report which was presented today to the company’s Annual General Meeting … Continue reading

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MEL recruiting new members

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Moyle interconnector capacity auction timetable 2015 – updated

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Interconnector User Forum slides published

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