M/08/028 – EirGrid / SONI

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Transaction details

The Proposed Acquisition by EirGrid plc of SONI Limited.

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday September 10, 2008 Thursday, September 25, 2008
Parties Involved Business activities
EirGrid plc (EirGrid)

Independent state-owned company, operator of the State's high voltage electricity transmission and market operation systems

Systems Operator Northern Ireland Limited (SONI)

Primary responsibility as the licensed TSO in Northern Ireland to oversee the safe, secure and economic operation of Northern Ireland's high voltage electricity transmission system. It also provides information to SEMO.

Economic sector Media merger
Operation and management of high voltage electricity plus the operation of the wholesale electricity market. No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, September 22, 2008
Current status: Active
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Barry O'Donnell

Tel: 01-804 5396, email:bod@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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