The Energy Bridge will bring the following national benefits:
- Electricity exports to generate €2.5bn per annum in annual Irish income – the equivalent to total dairy exports. Click here from more information.
- Create 54,000 jobs in Ireland – the equivalent to a 12.4% reduction to current unemployment in Ireland. Click here for more information
- The scale of Energy Bridge, and the incorporation of new transmission technology opens up Ireland as an export centre for new manufacturing industry, realising the ambitions of the Smart Green Economy and long term economic benefits. Click here for more inforamation
- €12bn in tax revenues to the State – the equivalent to 18% of total EU and IMF loans.
Energy Bridge will use otherwise unexploited natural Irish resources to blow the wheels of our economy back into action. The project will generate income through exports of green electricity, create tens of thousands of jobs, attract new high skilled manufacturing industry for the long term, and generate tax revenues that will greatly assist the recovery of State finances.