ESB has been granted permission to under-ground some of Its Kildare lines.
It is seeking planning permission to submerge sections of the existing Moneycooly-Kilcock 38kV line at Mullen Park in Straffan.
It also wants to make alterations in the townland of Moneycooly.
Kildare planners have approved the application.
The development description is as follows:
"to alter the existing Moneycooly-Kilcock 38kV line at Mullen Park, Straffan Road, Greenfield, Co. Kildare. The proposed alteration will be carried out over the Townland of Moneycooly, Co. Kildare and will involve undergrounding sections of the above mentioned overhead 38kV line to facilitate the development of a previously permitted housing development Ref: 18/761 & 18/762. The proposed alteration will comprise of One (1) lattice steel tower, of maximum height 15 metres. The existing overhead line consists of three overhead steel reinforced aluminum conductors. Four (4) existing wooden pole sets and the associated overhead wires will be removed as part of the alteration
Mullen Park,Straffan Road,Greenfield,Co. Kildare."
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