- HVDC Moyle
Aerial photograph of area where Moyle Ballycronan More HVDC Static Inverter Plant is. It is situated left-up the power station
Location Country Scotland
From Auchencrosh, South Ayrshire To Ballycronan More, County Antrim Ownership information Owner Northern Ireland Energy Holdings Construction information Commissioned 2001 Technical information Type submarine cable Type of current HVDC Total length 63.5 km (39.5 mi) Power rating 500 MW DC Voltage 250 kV Number of poles 2
The HVDC Moyle is the HVDC link between Auchencrosh, South Ayrshire in Scotland and Ballycronan More, County Antrim in Northern Ireland, which went into service in 2001. It is owned and operated by Northern Ireland Energy Holdings.
The static inverter at Auchencrosh is connected via a 64 kilometres (40 mi) single-circuit 275 kV overhead three-phase AC line, which is installed on delta-type pylon with Coylton substation where the connection with the high voltage grid of Great Britain takes place. As line connection a 63.5-kilometre (39.5 mi) long monopolar cable is used, of which 55 kilometres (34 mi) are implemented as submarine cables.
Northern Ireland Energy Holdings is a mutual company which manages energy assets for Northern Ireland's energy consumers.
Site Coordinates Coylton substation Auchencrosh Static Inverter Plant Cable enters sea Cable leaves sea Ballycronan More Static Inverter Plant
- Scotland-Norway interconnector
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