Approval of modified Access Rules and Charging Methodology for the East West (EWIC) Interconnector

Publication date
27th October 2017
Information types
Policy areas

On 21 July 2017, EirGrid Interconnector Designated Activity Company (EIDAC) submitted proposed modified access rules (the EWIC Access Rules) and a proposed modified charging methodology (the EWIC Charging Methodology) for the East West Interconnector (the EWIC interconnector) for approval.

We have decided to approve the EWIC Access Rules and EWIC Charging Methodology proposed by EIDAC on the basis that they better achieve the relevant access rules and charging methodology objectives.  This letter contains directions approving the EWIC Access Rules and EWIC Charging Methodology. It also explains the reasons for our approval as required under section 49A of the Electricity Act 1989.